Strawbery Banke Museum offers unique spaces and historical settings for a wide variety of special events from small private gatherings and meetings to weddings and large corporate events. The museum has various spaces available to suit your needs including:
- Flat open space on Puddle Dock, which is suitable for tents and has available electricity and water
- Interiors of a small selection of historic buildings, such as Pitt Tavern, that provide intimate settings for smaller parties and receptions
- The TYCO Visitors Center, which offers more modern conveniences for meetings, lectures, dinners, and family gatherings.
Due to current COVID-19 guidelines, Strawbery Banke is not currently booking indoor events until Fall 2021.
For details on the available spaces, click here. Download the PDF description of available spaces, here.
Scheduling and availability:
To check event space availability and for more information about booking weddings, receptions, meetings, corporate parties, special events, trade shows, charity events, or any event you would like to make special, please contact us.
To start the conversation, please provide information about your event, here:
Bethany Porter, Event Rental Manager
bporter[at]sbmuseum.org or 603.422.7502
The museum is also available for photo and film shoots. Contact Veronica Lester, Director of Marketing via vlester[at]sbmuseum.org
NEW & NOTEWORTHY
2021 Historic House Season
Daily through Sunday, October 17, 2021;
10 AM - 5 PM.
Strawbery Banke Museum reopens for the season offering visitors the chance to explore over 300+ years of history, from Indigenous history to the present day, in the Puddle Dock neighborhood. Tour historic houses on original foundations, meet costumed roleplayers, watch traditional crafts demonstrations and explore heirloom gardens.
Vintage & Vine
Saturday, September 11, 2021
Main Event 5 - 7:30 PM
Raise a glass in a toast to the return of Vintage & Vine, the fine wine and food festival, and Strawbery Banke Museum's main annual fundraiser.
Tuesdays on the Terrace
Every Tuesday through September 14, 2021; 5:30 - 7 PM.
Amid the summer splendor of Puddle Dock, this popular concert series is held every Tuesday night. Guests bring lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy the open-air concerts featuring music by local artists.
The Puddle Dock Restaurant
The Puddle Dock Restaurant, located in the Dunaway Store at Strawbery Banke Museum, offers great "Modern Colonial" food, hospitality, and beautiful views to families of Portsmouth and visitors to the Museum.