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Discover Portsmouth

10 Middle St., Portsmouth, NH 03802
603.436.8433
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Ranked #6 of 29 attractions in Portsmouth
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Carmel, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Portsmouth has a huge selection of places to go, see and in which to eat. Choose a spot overlooking the hustle and bustle of the Piscataqua River or Market Square. Whether nautical activity or that of happy humans, you won't be disappointed. Wander around until an historic attraction lures you inside, merchandise beckons to be discovered, or the sights of... More

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Cranford, NJ
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

First time in ever in town and we were grateful we stopped here first. We saw a really nice video of the history of the city and it gave us ideas of what we wanted to do next. Boat tour? Walking tour? The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. Plenty of fliers and brochures to take along which made our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We visited the current Bellamy eagle exhibit. Very helpful staff and lovely museum. We enjoyed the visit immensely.

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Eastham, Massachusetts
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113 reviews 113 reviews
25 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The Strawberry Banke Museum is an obvious stop in Portsmouth but we needed a little help in finding our way around this great walking city. Discover Portsmouth is an excellent place to begin your visit. It's located right across from the John Paul Jones House in the historic part of town. In fact admission to the John Paul Jones House... More

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Queens Ny
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94 reviews 94 reviews
7 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

begin by seeing a short 12 minute video on history of portsmouth......nice displays and we paid to see the current display on 2 floors....very patriotic and beautiful wood carvings....nice little gift shop and a board displaying activities available in town....staff very professional and helpful........you get a good orientation on things to see and do in area

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New Hampshire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Get oriented to Portsmouth, see short video on its history, learn of all the attractions here so you can decide which things you want to do.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Discover Portsmouth is a great place to start your visit to Portsmouth if you are new to the area. They offer an information center and great guidance to what to experience in the city. They also always have a special exhibit going on in the gallery for you to enjoy which changes several times a year. If you are going... More

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Portsmouth were incredibly helpful and provided a plethora of information about things to do and places to go. Not sure I enjoyed the video about Portsmouth's history as much as the reviewers, but well worth the 12 minutes.

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London, United Kingdom
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232 reviews 232 reviews
110 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Well worth a visit as a starting point, the Center is located corner of Islington and Middle Street and is far more than a visitor center. Previously the former city library building, it was converted into a new multi-functional Center by the Portsmouth Historical Society, providing historical, cultural and artistic venue information 7 days a week from March thru December... More

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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We had a great time looking at all the shops and your new bridge. There was a lot of nice places to sit and have a drink and made you feel like you don't have any cares in the world.

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