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.
OPEN DAILY MAY 1 - OCT 31 FOR HISTORIC HOUSES & THE 2015 EXHIBIT
For the daily program, click here.
2015 Exhibit in the Rowland Gallery
May 1 through October 31, 2015
Learn how Portsmouth played over the past 300 years.
Exhibit included in daily admission, open 10 am to 5 pm.
For more details, please click here.
HELP NAME THE STRAWBERY BANKE CHICKENS!
Children under 12 are invited to submit their suggestions for naming the chickens in the new Histrocial Poultry Exhibit.
Deadline is June 1. Cick here for details.
Strawbery Banke Celebrates National Preservation Month
with Speaker Series in May
Thursday, May 21, 5:30 pm
Peter Michaud, National Register, Preservation Tax Incentives & Easements Coordinator &
Laura Black, Special Projects & Compliance Specialist,
introduce the proposed Portsmouth National Register District.
All programs are free and open to the public and begin at the Tyco Visitors Center at Strawbery Banke Museum (14 Hancock Street, Portsmouth). Light refreshments served.
For details, please click here.
Streawbery Banke & The Society of The Colonial Dames in the State of New Hampshire welcome
with Franklin Vagnone, Executive Director
Historic House Trust of NYC
Saturday, June 13, 9:30 am to 4 pm
for a program and discussion on
The Anarchist Guide to Historic House Museums
Click here for details and to register online.
Bring Back the Rink!
Fund-raising concert with Jumbo Circus Peanuts and live auction to bring back Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Dock Pond next December.
Under the tent, Saturday, June 27, 4:30-7:30 pm. Bring a picnic!
To buy tickets online, click here.
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 11 am to 4 pm
Join Strawbery Banke Archaeologist Alix Martin and her
"Dig Strawbery Banke" blog, here!