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Address: 10 Middle St., Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone Number: 603.436.8433
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Very friendly & knowledgeable, interesting exhibits

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Portland, Maine
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Portland, Maine
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

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 33 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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7 reviews
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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4 reviews
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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Scarborough, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

What a beautiful town/city. Lots of history. Love the shops. There was nothing about exploring downtown that we didn't enjob.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We love Portsmouth, just love it. Moderate in size, Portsmouth is a very walkable small city, fairly compact, with a nice assortment of little shops, and tons restaurants of every imaginable type. The city borders on the river and entrance to Portsmouth harbor. Now, this is not the quaint little harbor you might envision at say Boothbay Maine, Portsmouth is... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is a perfect place to stay if you want to travel up the Maine coast or south along the NH coast .....and you could stay days in Portsmouth itself.....Try the Irish pub Ri Ra on Pleasant St for dinner .....so good!!!!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My wife and I took a day trip here from Manchester where we were attending a wedding. We really enjoyed all the little shops and restaurants on Market Street and the surrounding area. Very quaint and what we expected in a town by the ocean to be like. The USS Albacore submarine was also cool to walk through as well.... More 

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Additional Information about Discover Portsmouth

Address: 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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