Can't make it to Strawbery Banke, or want a sneak preview prior to a visit to the museum? Whether you're interested in the history of the Puddle Dock neighborhood, the historic houses, or the museum's gardens and historic landscapes, click on the selections below for a virtual tour that will transport you to this historic waterfront neighborhood.
Enjoy this virtual tour of Strawbery Banke Museum created by the UNH Geospatial Lab, to explore the neighborhood from home or the sidewalk.
Listen to the Landscape:
Take a virtual tour of Strawbery Banke Museum's gardens and historic landscapes! Use your smartphone or mouse to discover images that illustrate the rich history of this waterfront neighborhood. The voices, sights, and sounds from the past will transport you and help you find your place in the unfolding story of an American landscape.
Visit Strawbery Banke
Welcome to Strawbery Banke Museum. Watch this brief video overview of the historic of the Puddle Dock Neighborhood and its change throughout time.
NEW & NOTEWORTHY
2021 Historic House Season
Daily through Sunday, October 17, 2021,
10 AM-5 PM.
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 Online Auction
Now through Sunday, October 10, 2021
Browse, Bid, and Buy popular and exclusive items in the 2021 Vintage & Vine Online Silent Auction. Whether shopping for yourself or getting a headstart on the holidays, there is something for everyone.
Ghosts on the Banke - A Family-Friendly Halloween Event
BOTH NIGHTS SOLD OUT!
Trick-or-treat safely outdoors from house to historic house with Jack-o'-lanterns lighting the way of Portsmouth's oldest waterfront neighborhood. COVID-19 precautions followed.
Saturday, November 13, 2021, 10 AM-6 PM
Strawbery Banke Museum hosts the 2021 Dawnland StoryFest, New Hampshire's Annual Indigenous Storytelling Festival. This year's festival is held online via Zoom and is dedicated in memory of Wolf Song, a well-respected and much loved Vermont Abenaki traditional storyteller. Free to attend. Suggested donation of $10. Preregistration required.
Historical Fiction Writing Virtual Homeschool Program
Tuesdays, Nov. 2-30, 2021, 9-10 AM
Learn the art of creative writing through the lens of history. Working with a professional author, students hone their writing skills, use real historical primary and secondary sources, and develop their imaginations.