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Address: 10 Middle St., Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone Number: 603.436.8433
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Excellent Starting Point

Discover Portsmouth is a wonderful place to start a visit to Portsmouth. The well informed staff offers maps and guides and recommendations about attractions. Daily happenings are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Connecticut
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Discover Portsmouth is a wonderful place to start a visit to Portsmouth. The well informed staff offers maps and guides and recommendations about attractions. Daily happenings are listed on a chalkboard. A 12 minute introductory movie about the history and people of Portsmouth is shown whenever requested and is well worth viewing. Local arts and crafts are for sale and... More 

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Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, United States
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Happy to see a good show of local talent in the arts. Pottery, oils, water colors and wood carvings. all of top quality

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NYC
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140 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Short film giving town's history, VERY helpful staff recommending many things to do. So glad we stopped in here at the beginning of our visit.

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Rennes, France
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The centre is really nice, small yes but the view of the river is just wonderful! And you can't leave without taking a local beer on one of the restaurants desks! Even more beautiful at the sunset :)

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Portland, Maine
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Great location of visitor center. Very friendly and informative. Edwin and Mary Schiere exhibit was excellent as was exhibit of varied art by assorted HN craftspeople. Cute gift shop.

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West Boylston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

They have a nice gift shop displaying the artists of the area; a short movies explaining the founding of Portsmouth and an African museum where you can see the contributions they made to the city. It is a great place to start your travels in the area.

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Rye, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Discover Portsmouth has everything one would need to begin their research into all that Portsmouth has to offer. They have an adjacent room usually populated with local art; a great gift shop; and are staffed with wonderful and helpful people.

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North Conway, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

There are lots of interesting places to shop in Portsmouth, especially if you want to get away from your "big box" stores and check out some nice local smaller stores.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I live in Portsmouth and there is so much history and so many places to visit in this the third oldest city in the country that it can be hard to choose where to start. With its knowledgable staff, film on Portsmouth's maritime history and lots of info on places to visit the Discover Center is the perfect place to... More 

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North Port, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

3 floors of any and all info about Portsmouth - free 15 min movie on the history of Portsmouth ...and there's is always a exibition of some sort - art...history...etc Best starting point for tourists and visitors !!

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Additional Information about Discover Portsmouth

Address: 10 Middle St., Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone Number: 603.436.8433
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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