Strawbery Banke is unique among outdoor history museums in presenting a complete neighborhood’s evolution over 300+ years, with most of the historic houses on their original foundations.
These structures link visitors to the people who lived on the Portsmouth waterfront from 1695 to 1954. Costumed roleplayers and traditional craftspeople recreate the lives, concerns, and challenges of families in the community, basing their interpretations on diaries, letters, historical records, archaeology, and collected artifacts.
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Strawbery Banke's programs and services are made possible in part by grants from:
A virtual event. Free & open to the public.
Thursday, March 25, 2021, 7 PM
Experience inspiring stories firsthand as Strawbery Banke reveals the work that went on behind the scenes in 2020 to help position the museum in 2021 and beyond. Preregistration required.
Last day of the season: Sunday, March 7, 2021
Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Dock Pond is open for the 2020-2021 season Prior to skating, please review COVID-19 precautions and protocols.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at 6 PM EST
Envision and plan seasonal designs with Erik Woccholz, Curator of Historic Landscapes in this virtual mini-lecture. Free and open to the public. Preregistration required.