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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.


Seasonal events, house tours and ice skating through March.


What's Happening at Strawbery Banke:


Lunch & Learn Series at Strawbery Banke

 Come at noon and bring your lunch to the Tyco Visitor Center to escape the winter chill and listen to a fabulous presentation from a local speaker championing history and community.
  February 17th, Alix Martin, Strawbery Banke archaeologist, presents findings of the 2015 Yeaton-Walsh Archaeology Field School excavation. 
March 2nd Elizabeth Farish, Strawbery Banke Museum curator, and John Schnitzler, Strawbery Banke restoration carpenter present "The Heritage House Program and Yeaton House"

Ice Shows at Labrie Family Skate!

 For tickets, click here.


Hearth Cooking Workshops

As featured in Yankee Magazine

March 19, 11 am to 1 pm
Also Apr 9 & 30

Click here for details and reservations.



Labrie Family Skate

Open daily 9am to 9pm, weather permitting.

For the latest, click here.

For hotel partner skating packages, click here.



Bring your skating ticket to Dos Amigos Burritos at 107 State Street or The Rosa restaurant at 70 State Street for 15% off your food order.

From now through March, at Franklin Oyster House, 148 Fleet Street in Portsmouth, 25 cents of every $1.25 oyster ordered during happy hour, goes to Labrie Family Skate.



Help feed the hungry & skate for free!

The NH Food Bank food drive Strawbery Banke Museum announced when the skating rink opened in November continues. And now that the holiday giving season is over, the need to help feed families in the Greater Seacoast community is bigger than ever. Assistance is rewarded in several ways. The donation of a bag of non-perishable food supports some of the 42,170 children under 18 in New Hampshire who are food insecure and are served by the 15 nonprofits on the Seacoast  affiliated with the NH Food Bank.

  • Donate a bag of healthy food and receive a pass for free admission to Strawbery Banke Museum ($20 value) during the May-October season.
  • Bring a bag of food on a Friday in January at lunchtime and skate for free from 12 noon to 1 pm.
  • Skate on Friday and stay for lunch and enjoy a 10% discount at the rinkside Figtree Kitchen Cafe! The cafe is open on Fridays, 11 am to 8 pm. Skate rentals are available, $5 per pair.

Thank you to these Winter Harvest Project sponsors: Direct Capital, Vital Design and The Rosa Restaurant.




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Monday-Thursday:  3:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Friday:   11:00 am - 8:00 pm


Saturday-Sunday:  10:00 am - 8:00 pm


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 Mon-Fri 12 noon to 4 pm
Saturday & Sunday 12 noon to 4 pm



 Join Strawbery Banke Archaeologist Alix Martin and her

"Dig Strawbery Banke" blog, here!


















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