Exploring Portsmouth's Past Guided Tours
Saturday, May 29 - Monday, May 31, 2021; 10 AM - 3:00 PM

90-minute, guided tours departing every 30 minutes. The last guided tour departs at 3 PM. Limited tickets are available for each guided tour. Advanced ticket purchase strongly encouraged. 

From early settlement to times of Pandemic and War, explore the resiliency of New Hampshire’s oldest waterfront neighborhood.  In this 90-minute guided tour, tour four historic houses, meet a costumed roleplayer, and discover how the Puddle Dock neighborhood evolved in response to economic, social, political, and cultural challenges and changes. From the Industrial Revolution to life on the WWII homefront, uncover the stories behind the families of this community and learn just how much we have in common with the people from Portsmouth’s past. 

  • Museum members: free*
  • Adults $15
  • Children (ages 5-17) $10
  • Children (under 5) free, ticket required
  • US Military and families; veterans: free**

*Membership - Members receive free tickets based on membership level. Apply the full price of your admission ticket toward a Strawbery Banke Museum membership. Join today. Note: A promo code is needed to waive ticketing fees. For questions about promo codes, review the ticketing FAQ document or email membership[AT]

**US Military and families; veterans - Strawbery Banke is a Blue Star Museum, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the ArtsBlue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America. To honor and thank those currently serving in the United States Military, including the National Guard and Reserve, Strawbery Banke provides free museum admission to those with a valid ID and for up to 5 family members. United States veterans also qualify for free museum admission. Note: A promo code is needed to waive ticketing fees. For questions about the Blue Star Museum program, review the ticketing FAQ document or email info[AT]

COVID-19: All visitors are asked to review the Museum's COVID-19 precautions before visiting. Due to the close proximity between visitors and staff, masks must be worn at all times over the mouth and nose for guided tours.

To comply with physical-distancing guidelines, a limited number of timed tickets are sold for each time slot. Please arrive at the TYCO Visitors Center, 14 Hancock Street, for your tour no earlier than 10 minutes prior. 

Cancellation Policy: Due to the limited capacity of this event, there can be no cancellations or refunds.