CHILDREN'S GARDEN ACTIVITIES
Strawbery Banke welcomes children in the museum gardens and has created a Victorian Children's Garden adjacent to the Goodwin Mansion that features fun and interactive learning experiences with a Victorian tea garden, plants that tell time, a butterfly & fairy garden, a language of flowers garden, and a two-story naturalistic Victorian treehouse.
Learn about the Strawbery Banke Herbarium.
Seasonal activities in the Discover Center and Horticulture Center supplement the living gardens with craft activities that explain how to:
Make a Garden Journal (PDF)
Make Your Own Herbarium (PDF)
Decode the Secret Language of Flowers (PDF)
Take a "Scavenger Hunt" in Mrs. Goodwin's Garden (PDF)
Save Heirloom Seeds (PDF)
Special garden events designed for children include:
Portsmouth Fairy House Tour
NH Fall Festival
FEATURED EVENTS & EXHIBITS
A cultural, community and economic initiative to restore and lease underutilized properties at Strawbery Banke Museum in the historic center of downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Port of Portsmouth
New maritime exhibit in the Montrone Family Gallery in the Yeaton House.
The Painted Past: Unseen Objects from the Strawbery Banke Collection. New exhibit in the Rowland Gallery. May 1 - Oct 31. Read more...