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Wright Museum of WWII History

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Address: 77 Center St., Wolfeboro, NH
Phone Number: +1 603-569-1212
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Description: This Museum's purpose is to educate, entertain and inspire visitors with...
This Museum's purpose is to educate, entertain and inspire visitors with the story of WWII-era Americans often called "the greatest generation".
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Family Day

Family day here is real cool. Tickets include: admittance into the museum, 2 passes to ride around Wolfeboro on American vehicles (duece and half, jeeps and armored scout cars... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
doogha
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campton, NH
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campton, NH
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105 reviews 105 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Family day here is real cool. Tickets include: admittance into the museum, 2 passes to ride around Wolfeboro on American vehicles (duece and half, jeeps and armored scout cars), gift shop, ask questions to volunteers dressed in time period garb, tanks and weapons and much more. For a few extra bucks you can have food from the bbq stand. We... More 

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Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I visited the Wright Museum by accident -- went there for a Christmas tree event and had the opportunity to tour the museum. I did not expect it to be as large and well displayed collection as it it. I had the opportunity to tour the very impressive World War II Museum in New Orleans several years ago, and this... More 

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Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Wright Museum offers a walk back into history of the WW II years not only about the war but the home front way of living. Displays are updated with special events such as the recent D-Day and Ann Frank review. This is important to be seen by the younger generation so that this period of American history will not be... More 

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Cromwell, Connecticut, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

It's a step back into America from 1939 to 1945 with added military vehicles, and a changing exhibit. It's delightful!

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Dover, New Hampshire
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195 attraction reviews
1,239 helpful votes 1,239 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The Wright Museum of WW II History is devoted exclusively to the war years of 1939 to 1945. Besides having a permanent collection with dozens of outstanding exhibits, it features at least one special exhibit each year. The M3A1 Stuart tank that appears to have broken out through the building's front wall is an attention-getter. This seasonal museum is open... More 

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Wescosville, Pennsylvania
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143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We didn't expect to find such a wonderful place in the lakes region known more for its outdoor attractions. The museum is dedicated to WW2 and the years 1939 to 1945. The people who operate it were friendly and helpful. The short movie is a good start, and then you see Americana presented in many displays. After this you proceed... More 

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Wakefield, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We've been to the Wright Museum at least 6 times and we always see something new, as they have interesting changing exhibits. They now have an movie on the life of Ann Frank and a comprehensive display on her life in the gallery on the second floor. Allow plenty of time if you want to see it thoroughly and start... More 

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New Hampshire
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed it very much. They had the Anne Frank Exhibit! I also enjoyed the film they showed. Love all the 1930-1945 era.. I will say if you read everything you would be there all day!!

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Holland Patent, New York
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This museum is dedicated to the WWII years 1939-1945, telling not only what happened on the front, but also on the home front. My 91 year old Mom and I had such a good time, as it brought back many memories that she shared with me. While we were there, a very moving visiting exhibit on Anne Frank was there.

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Alton, New Hampshire
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Very unique to visit. The museum not only has many, many vehicles from WWII, but also has a lot of memorabilia from the era. What the homes looked like, a soda shop, and what life was like during the time. Took my father-in-law, a veteran of the war, and he was so impressed with the displays. Well worth the trip... More 

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