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Discover Portsmouth

10 Middle St., Portsmouth, NH 03802
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Ranked #7 of 29 Attractions in Portsmouth
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

If you're new to Portsmouth -- or even if you're familiar with the city and want to discover new shops, restaurants, museums, or events -- start at Discover Portsmouth. Helpful staff and lots of flyers and brochures will get you started. Displays related to Portsmouth's history will make your visit extra rich and interesting. Stay for their film and interactive... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Over quite soon, the Bellamy display was an unexpected bonus of this year's Portsmouth visit. Lots of objects you rarely see and enhanced by the fakes also on display, which point out Bellamy's great skill. The cupboard was also fascinating

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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Discover Portsmouth is the the Portsmouth, NH visitor center and it is a great place to start your visit. Make sure to see the film they show there as it provides an overview of the city and you can sense the pride the residents have in their city. I wish our city had sure a film. The staff is very... More

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Carmel, California
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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

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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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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25 attraction reviews
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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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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
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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5 attraction reviews
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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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