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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The most friendly, accomodating and gracious hotel staff I have come across! I can not say enough about this place. Clean, accesible, super location, and great ammenities. The valet had my car ready and waiting for me to go at 4:30 am, as requested. The Handicapped Accessible "Double Double" room had plenty of room for my manul wheelchair to get... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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331 reviews 331 reviews
75 attraction reviews
199 helpful votes 199 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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West Newfield, Maine
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76 reviews 76 reviews
13 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The museum was well laid out, very organized with some unique displays and pieces. It even covered the the Indian tribes that originated in the area. The only complaint I have is, there are guided tours available of the cellar, but we were never told about it by the young man who took our admission money. We found out later... More 

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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93 reviews 93 reviews
36 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

my expectations were low for this museum and I was pleasantly surprised by what I found. It is a small museum outlining the history of the mill yards and it is placement along the Merrimack River. I learned lots of interesting facts. No, it is not as comprehensive as Lowell, Massachsetts but then you do not need all day to... More 

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Manchvegas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We enjoy visiting this museum every few years. It is a quaint and we find the history of the millyard and Manchester interesting. Can get free tickets from the Manchester City Library if you live or work in the city.

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