Strawbery Banke presents 300 years of history in Portsmouth through the stories of the families who lived in this waterfront “Puddle Dock” neighborhood.
That community of people who lived out their daily struggles and joys are brought to life by costumed roleplayers, interpreters, and traditional craftspeople. Visitors bring their own memories to enrich their experiences here.
New! Online ticketing is available for the 2022-2023 season.
Enjoy classic New England ice skating at Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Dock Pond, Strawbery Banke's seasonal and professionally maintained outdoor rink.
Session 2 registration begins on Dec. 16 at 10 AM ET
The Learn to Skate program at Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Dock Pond is held on the outdoor rink located at Strawbery Banke Museum and is offered by Lisa Langley, professional skating instructor. Children and adult programs available.
Dec. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 & 18, 2022 - Limited Dates Available!
Call upon the many families who once lived in the Puddle Dock neighborhood and learn about seasonal and holiday traditions of times past. As visitors travel from decorated house to historic house, the glow of hundreds of lighted candle lanterns lead the way as wandering costumed roleplayers and performers share seasonal greetings.