Abbot-Spalding House Museum 1 Nashville Street, Nashua, NH
Built in 1804, this museum offers exhibits of early 19th century household
items and furniture. Admission is free.
Adventures in Keene's Wildlands 312 Washington Street, Keene, NH 03431
A series of outdoor adventures, planned and coordinated by the Keene High
School AP Environmental Science class and Rachel Marshall Outdoor Learning
Lab (RMOLL) staff.
American Independence Museum One Governor's Lane, Exeter NH 03833-2420
Fax: (603) 772-0861
"The premier educational resource and historical site in New
Hampshire for the study, research and promotion of the American
Revolution, 1720s-1820s seaport life, and the public and private
lives of its residents."
Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center Exit 6, off of interstate 293 (Amoskeag Bridge),
Phone: (603) 626-FISH
The Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center is also a great resource for homeshool families and groups. We offer school programs for homeschool groups as well as a wonderful exhibit hall with interactive, self-guided exhibits.
Anheuser - Busch Brewery
221 Daniel Webster Hwy, PO Box 610- Daniel Webster Highway
Merrimack NH 03054
Enjoy free tours of the New England home of the world's largest brewer. Learn about a
century-old brewing tradition. See the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales.
Apple Acres 54 Searles Rd.,
Farm Tours to school age groups, Pick Your Own Apples, Peaches & Pumpkins, Market,
Bakery, Cider Mill, Christmas Trees Open August - December 31
Beech Hill Farm
107 beech hill road, hopkinton, nh 03229
Beech Hill Farm is a 9th historic family farm in Hopkinton, NH. Formerly a
dairy farm, the renovated buildings now serve as an ice cream barn, bakery,
and museum. Beech Hill Farm offers a variety of educational field trips and
programs that are perfect for homeschooling groups. In addition to our three
educational Corn Mazes, field trip activities may also include the new Treasure
Hunt Map Courses, and a beautiful one-mile Nature Trail that features tree
identification and native NH animal tracking.
Beaver Brook Association
117 Ridge Rd, Hollis NH 03049
2100 acres of natural landscapes, 35 miles of mapped trails to explore,
a self-guided Natural history trail with educational guidebook available,
ash bark wigwam, 12 theme gardens, community gardens, compost court,
permanent orienteering course, gazebo plus snowshoe rentals available in
season. Currently offering classes for homeschoolers: The Art of Science
for Homeschoolers ages 6-10. Also classes for children on winter snowshoeing,
shelter building, hiking, parent/child classes and February vacation classes
(some are art and nature based). Check the website and call to preregister.
Official Snowschool site.
Village 288 Shaker Road, Canterbury NH 03224
Phone: 603 783-9511
Fax: 603 783-9152
Experience 200 years of the Shaker way of life at a National historic Landmark. Visit 25
original buildings situated on a rolling hilltop. A guided tour will introduce the
customs, furniture, architecture, and values of this utopian society. Watch crafts being
in the Shaker tradition. The Creamery Restaurant serves lunches daily, brunch Sunday, and
Candlelight Dinner by reservation on Friday and Saturday. Gift shop offers Shaker
reproduction furniture, NH handcrafts, and Shaker books.
Hours: May-Oct. Daily 10-5, April, Nov., Dec. open weekends.
Charmingfare Farm 774 High St, Candia, NH 03034
Open year round: May-Oct 7 days a week, Nov-Apr weekends
Charmingfare Farm is home to many of the traditional agricultural animals you would expect to see on a farm. Children will enjoy the Oakhurst Dairy Discovery Barn , home to our large "hands-on" petting area.
The Christa McAuliffe Planetarium 3 Institute Drive, Concord NH 03301
Phone: 603 271-7831(271-STAR)
Fax: 603 271-7832
92-seat theatre. Public astronomy shows. Call for show times and topics. Skywatch events.
Adults $6 Children & Seniors $3. Group rates and rental available. Reservations
recommended. Closed Mondays, major holidays, and last two weeks in September.
Clay By The Bay PO Box 1024,
Wolfeboro, NH 03894
A Paint-your-own pottery studio. Special group rates and homeschooler friendly.
The Colonial Theatre 95 Main Street,
Keene, New Hampshire, 03431 USA
The Colonial Theatre has a student matinee series as well as workshops, master classes and residency programs for teachers and students. Request a brochure from the Education and Outreach department or vist our website www.thecolonial.org.
Florence Hyde Speare Memorial Building 5
Abbot Street, Nashua, NH
This building houses 8 galleries of historic items and artwork, as well as a
library full of historic documents and a meeting room.
Folsom Family Sugar House 130 Candia Rd., Chester, NH 03036.
Visitors welcome! Free samples. Wood fired evaporator. Syrup, cream and candy available.
Please call ahead for boiling times.
Franco - American Centre 52 Concord Street,
Manchester NH 03101
Located in the heart of Manchester, the Gallery exhibits works of Francophone artists. We
offer French language courses for travel and business purposes. Mon-Fri., 8am to 4pm. Free
Great Brook Farm 335 Hackleboro Rd., Canterbury 603/783-4206
Pick Your Own Apples & Pumpkins Open September - November
Hackleboro Orchard Hackleboro Rd.,
Apples, Pumpkins, Squash, Cider, jams, jellies, Pickles, Picnic Area, Spectacular Views,
Your Own, Market, Mail Order. Open Mid August - Thanksgiving
Happy Sappers Sugar House, Lovejoy Farm
RFD 11, Box 52, Concord, NH 03301. 783-9909
Sugar house located on Lovejoy Road in Loudon. Visitors welcome on weekends. Call ahead
for boiling times. Wood fired evaporator.
Heritage New Hampshire PO Box 1776, Glen NH 03838
Exhibits on 360 years of New Hampshire history; take a simulated steam-train trip through
Hidden Hollow Farm 78 Depot Rd, E. Kingston NH 03827
Our horse farm is on 13 acres, surrounded by woods, and open 7 days a week. We board horses and have a variety of other animals such as chickens, rabbits, goats, guinea hens, and pigs and turkeys which are seasonal. We also give hayrides and farm tours and have an event room, a campfire site, and a petting yard in which animals can be visited and fed. Fieldtrips to our farm can be customized to suit the needs of any group or individual interested. We can develop an educational element to teach about farm life and animals, or can plan for leisurely fun on a hayride. Whatever it is, we will try to make it happen! As well as educating the public about farm life, customer satisfaction is our goal.
The James House Towle Farm Road, Hampton NH
The James House of Hampton, NH offers an educational opportunity for individuals and groups. Learn all about the history of salt marsh farming on the seacoast. Field trip or independent course of study. Activities and learning experiences can be tailored to individual needs and for course credit. Study online, onsite or both. Activities include learning about salt marsh hay farming, farm life, geneaology, period architecture, economics, geneaology, weaving and much more. Contact Joe Hill, Educational Director.
John Paul Jones
House Museum PO Box 728, Portsmouth NH 03802
Open: June 1st to mid-October 10am-4pm, Sun 12-4pm
Admission: $4/adults, $2/children 6-14 years. Call or write for group tours
Little Nature Museum 59 Boyce Road, Weare NH 03281
Small nature center featuring collections, hands-on exhibits, nature trails, children's
science classes and outreach program, teacher workshops, open by appointment only, small
groups encouraged; admission.
Mack's Apples 230 Mammoth Road, Londonderry NH 03053
Fancy Apples, Fine Cider, Pumpkins, Gift Baskets, Apple Mailers. U-Pick Apples. Call our
Harvest Hotline for picking information. Farm Market open daily 9am-6pm
Manchester Institute of Arts and Sciences 148 Concord Street,
Manchester NH 03104
The Institute offers courses in fine arts, crafts and foreign languages. Gallery features
exhibitions of local and national importance. Gift Shop has hand-crafted items. Free.
Hours: YR M-SA 9-5, closed SA July & August.
Massabesic Audubon Center 26 Audubon Way, Auburn, NH 03032
Homeschooling classes for ages 7-12 (as well as nature classes for 4-6 year olds at the same time)
Classes are Tuesdays from 12:30-2:00 OR Wednesdays from 10:00-11:30.
Homeschool classes run every other week and the Wee Wonders (4-6 yo) classes run weekly.
It is nature education including classroom lesson, outdoor discovery time, and live animal presentation as appropriate to topic.
The Met Children's Museum 6 West Broadway, #24, Derry NH 03038
This popular "learn through playing" museum offers multiple exhibits and programs, a Welcome
Center with snacking area, and even a rentable party room, with special rates for field trips.
Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum PO Box 142, Warner NH 03278
Hourly tours of artifacts of woodlands, plains & southwestern Native peoples. Daily
May1-Oct 31, Mon - Sat 10 to 5, Sundays 12-5. At other times for group tours.
Group tour rates available to groups over 10, includes a guide for the group.
Dreamcatcher Shop offers books, music, jewelry & crafts.
Mount Washington Observatory and Museum, North Conway
Mount Washington Auto Road PO Box 278, Gorham NH 03581
Drive to the highest point in New England; site of the
Mount Washington Weather Observatory.
Mountain Orchards 50 Valley Hill Rd.
Sunday Hayrides, Cider, Pears, Pumpkins, Pies, Gift Shop Pick Your Own, Market. Open
September 1 - Thanksgiving
Mulberry Ground Farm 196 Mansion
Rd., Dunbarton, NH 03045. 774-7210
Visitors welcome on weekends, nice country location. Spectacular views. Please call before
The Museum of New Hampshire History 6 Eagle Square, Concord NH 03301
The Museum of NewHampshire History is one of northern New England's finest history
museums. An independent nonprofit organization founded in 1823, the museum preserves and
exhibits the premier collection of decorative arts and objects related to NH's history. "the
single most, important body of material culture and art objects to be found in the state
of New Hampshire"
Hours: YR M-F 9:00-4:30, SA- SU 12:00-4:30.
The Nature of Things/2nd Academy
10 Groton Rd Rd, Nashua NH 03062
The Nature of Things, LLC was founded to provide experiential learning experiences to children of all ages. We offer field trip opportunities on our working farm and adjacent 350 acres of forested conservation land in Nashua, NH and Dunstable, MA Field trip and group programs include Farm Animal Science, Team Building, Low Ropes Course, Pond Ecology, Forest Studies, Hiking, Snowshoeing, Orienteering, and Horseback Riding Lessons. We also have organic gardens, a green house, and a hands-on science center. Contact: Debbie Gleeson or Cheri Birch 603-881-4815 or email at email@example.com
New England College Gallery New
England College, Henniker
Exhibits include varied range of the visual arts.
Hours: TU 1-5, TH 4-8, SA-SU 1-5, closed June-Aug.
New Hampshire State House and Visitor's Center 107 North Main Street, Concord, NH
Tour the complex and learn about the activities, function and history of New
Hampshire's government. Self-guided and guided tours by reservation are
Palace Theatre PO Box 3006, 80 Hanover St.,
883 seat theatre can be found in the heart of Manchester's theatre district. Opened in
restored in 1974, the design boasts intricately detailed architecture, authentic marble
and a roomy, yet intimate theatre environment. Offering musicals, drama, comedies, and
Hours: YR M-SA 10-6.
The Pierce Manse 14 Penacook Street, Concord, NH
Hours: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Adult admission is $2.00 Children and students $.50
Port of Portsmouth Maritime MuseumMarket Street Extension, Portsmouth NH 03801
Information on local submarine production; features tour of a submarine, the U.S.S.
Robert Frost Farm PO Box 856D -Route 28, Derry NH 03038
Phone: 271-3556(off-season) 432-3091( season)
Home of poet from 1901-1909. Two-story white clapboard structure typical of New England in
the 1880's. Period furnishings. Nature poetry interpretive trail through fields and
The Saint-Gaudens National Historical SiteRR3 Box 73, Cornish NH
The home and studios of the sculptor, Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907). Exhibits of
Saint-Gaudens works; Formal gardens; Nature trails; Sunday concerts-July & August.
SEE Science Center 200 Bedford St., Manchester NH 03101
SEE occupies 15,000 square feet on the 4th floor of this newly renovated building. There
are many new exhibits and hands-on areas such as a Chemistry Lab and Science for Early
Explorers Area, and the moon walk. SEE is now open to the public SEVEN days a week,
weekdays 10am to 3pm, and weekends 12 to 5pm
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center PO Box 173, 23 Science Center Rd, Holderness, NH 03245
200 acre nature center with animals native to New Hampshire in woodland enclosures;
Children's Activity Center; open May to October
Strawbery Banke PO Box 300, 454 Court Street, Portsmouth NH 03801
Dozens of houses and gardens from the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries; offers special
programs, including American Girl Experiences at Strawbery Banke.
30 Park Street, Concord, NH. The Tuck Library is an incerdibly beautiful building, free to the public
and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and includes
rotating exhibits on New Hampshire history. At the moment we have an
exhibit displaying over thirty NH maps from our collection. Being a
private, non profit organization, we usually charge researchers $6 to
use the library if they are not members but students are allowed to use
the library for free.
Woodman Institute Museum 182 Central Ave, Dover, N.H. 03820
One of New England's oldest turn of century history museums. Natural history, local history and art museum established in 1916.