Experience New England life in the Puddle Dock neighborhood.
Strawbery Banke Museum is a 10-acre campus dedicated to bringing 300+ years of history to life, from Indigenous history to the present day, in the Puddle Dock neighborhood. Tour historic houses on their original foundations, meet engaging costumed roleplayers, watch traditional crafts demonstrations, and explore historical gardens and landscapes.
The museum is a place for children, adults, multi-generational families, and groups to gather and explore.
The museum welcomes 110,000 visitors, members, schoolchildren, and volunteers who love New Hampshire history for daily programs, exhibits, skating, and signature special events throughout the year.
Explore 300+ years of history. Tour historic houses on original sites, meet engaging costumed roleplayers, watch traditional crafts demonstrations, and explore heirloom gardens. Open daily from May 1 through October 31.
Liberty Fare Dining's extraordinary dining experience is a whimsical nautical treat for all. Inspired by local maritime history, visitors are invited to step aboard. Enjoy a menu that varies with the season and delightful ice cream treats and bakery goods.
Opening June 1, 2023
In celebration of the City of Portsmouth, New Hampshire's 400th anniversary, Strawbery Banke presents "Portsmouth Possessions: Objects that Shaped the City," a new exhibit for the 2023 season. Collections on view include objects featured in the book "A History of Portsmouth NH in 101 Objects," as well as textiles, furniture, portraits, samplers, and objects relating to local industries.
June 20-August 29, 2023, 5:30-7 PM
Enjoy acoustic music amid the summer splendor of Puddle Dock with Strawbery Banke's popular annual concert series. Each Tuesday evening, a variety of local musicians perform on the open-air stage.