The Strawbery Banke District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. As a living history museum, Strawbery Banke strives to preserve the history of the place and people who lived in this neighborhood. The museum seeks to preserve wherever possible and apply the formal principles of Adaptation, Preservation, Restoration and Reconstruction when assessing  rehabilitation at the museum. Collections are based on Portsmouth and this site. To search the Collections database, please click here.