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Address: Mill No. 3, 200 Bedford Street, corner of Commercial and Pleasant Streets, Manchester, NH
Phone Number: 603-0622-7531
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Museum dedicated to history and influence of the mills in Manchester.

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Lots of NH History!

I take my fifth graders here annually - it's wonderful! The history of our great state really comes to life here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I take my fifth graders here annually - it's wonderful! The history of our great state really comes to life here.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

very interesting very informative an interesting experience we all had a good time there was something for everyone we had people from 4-75 and everyone enjoyed it.

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Amherst, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A small museum, but there's something for everybody - the technology of the mills and canals, life and commerce in the 19th century...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We stopped here to get a lesson on Manchester while we were in town for a family gathering. Terrific exhibits, very well organized, loved the exhibits that focused on the actual town. Very informative and impressive; well done.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Visited the museum with two friends who like history. This museum is so well done, so professional and so interesting. Everything was well maintained and well written. The photographs are extremely well done. If you are interested in local history (and all history is local) this is the place to go.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Like stepping back in time... Great displays, well laid out, charming, whimsical, interesting. I dare you to leave without learning something new. It's like a history museum set up in an historic surrounding. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, we will be back. Price is right!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Not all that big and took about 1.5 hours to do reading pretty much everything. Interesting if you find history of mill towns interesting in general. Maybe a little expensive at $8/each for for what it is. Overall a good stop as part of an afternoon out to sightsee and good out to eat.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Museum is small, but has a lot of rich history!!!!! Great place to check out!!! Cheap price to get in, but worth your time!!!

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Concord, New Hampshire
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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We truly enjoyed our visit to this little museum. It gave us a feel for what life was like in Manchester during the rise (and fall) of the mills. They had lots of artifacts and some interesting videos. We stumbled upon it after seeing the Lego exhibit at the SEE museum upstairs. This was a far quieter and more interesting... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The Millyard Museum does a great job of pulling together the history of the area from the early Paleo-Indians to the reason why raw cotton was actually important to the people of New England. I loved seeing the photos of the millyard and its workers and reading about the different ethnic groups that made up the people of the Amoskeag... More 

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