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Have fun learning about architecture, heritage plants and foodways, traditional crafts and the tools, clothing and collections families used for everyday life in this waterfront neighborhood, 1695 through 1954 when the site was saved from urban renewal.

Explore heritage gardens, historic buildings and crafts, preservation programs, hands-on activities, the stories told by costumed role-players, traditional crafts and the changing exhibits that offer hours of fun and discovery.



Historic houses and gardens open 7 days, 10 am to 5 pm,
May 1 through October 31.

Figtree Kitchen Cafe opens at 9 am.

Seasonal events, house tours and ice skating, November to March.

Ticket is good for TWO consecutive days.

Click here for admissions information.

For a program of today's activities, click here.


What's Happening at Strawbery Banke:


October 10, NH Fall Festival, including Candle-making Workshop

October 17, Hearth-Cooking Workshop

October 18, Honey Harvest Demonstration

October 24, Children's Author Festival

October 30 & 31, Ghosts on the Banke


Coming Up:

November 1, 7-8, 14-15, 21-22,27, 28, 29,

Time Travel through Three Centuries of Thanksgiving (Guided Tours)

November 14, Hearth-Cooking Workshop

November 15, Distilling History: The History and Production of Herbal Essences

Thanksgiving Weekend, Seasonal Opening of Labrie Family Skate

December 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 36th Annual Candlelight Stroll

December 5,6,12,13,19,20, Holiday Dinners in Pitt Tavern




Exhibit in the Rowland Gallery

May 1 through October 31, 2016

Learn how Portsmouth played over the past 300 years.

Exhibit included in daily admission and during Candlelight Stroll.

For more details, please click here.



NOW OPEN, Daily 9-5

CROPPEDFigtree Logo Landscape

For the menu, click here. Also serving beer and wine.

No parking fee to visit the cafe or store.





Museum Members are the first to learn about special events and programs all season long!

Join today and you will receive all the 2015 benefits, including free regular admission and special ticket pricing for signature events. Membership supports the Museum's preservation, education, event and program efforts. Click here to learn more about the benefits of individual membership, corporate support and volunteer opportunities.  



Visit Pickwick's at the Banke, an extraordinary shopping experience

43 Atkinson Street (corner of Court & Atkinson)
Open daily 9:30 am to 5:30 pm


 Join Strawbery Banke Archaeologist Alix Martin and her

"Dig Strawbery Banke" blog, here!


















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