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American Independence Museum

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A gem in Exeter, New Hampshire

For a history buff, especially Colonial America, this is a must stop! And wonderful for children... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Exeter, New Hampshire
Heart of Downtown Exeter, NH

My husband and I thoroughly enjoy this gem in the heart of Exeter. We have visited it multiple... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For a history buff, especially Colonial America, this is a must stop! And wonderful for children also.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoy this gem in the heart of Exeter. We have visited it multiple times and have brought family members and friends here. The price is so reasonable, and you receive a guided tour so you learn so much more about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

I took an architecture tour on a Monday morning in September and it was excellent. We had two tour guides on our tour. We toured the museum and also the tavern next door. They even took us upstairs to the attic in both of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Judi W
Reviewed September 26, 2018

We found this after several circles around the area.It is tucked back behind several buildings down some very narrow streets, but well worth the discovery. For a mere $5 for seniors, we got a private guided tour to the house and the tavern. Many artifacts,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BosleyJay
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

The museum holds so many historical artifacts and stories about a great time in our Revolutionary history. Unless you live in the area you may not know it is here. I am from Massachusetts in the midst of that era and I was overwhelmed with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dianet559
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Valuable information about history is shared in an interesting way. Self guided tours are allowed, but I recommend a guided tour.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Madonna C
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Went here to attend a conference and also had time to view the Folsom Tavern building. It is well taken care of and there are lots of interesting things to see. The conference was excellent (genealogy focused) and I plan to go back to see...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Helene C
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Housed in buildings from the revolutionary war era, the museum is home to some rare documents and photos

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank FredNH92051
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This is a great place to learn about the early history of the area and Exeter's role in the fight for American independence.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank KathleenW326
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

This museum is right in downtown exeter across from the Riverwalk area which is a nice walk after the museum tour. We were given a choice of touring the house on our own or having a guide. We choose to have a guide which was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Linda M
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