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Historical Society of Cheshire County

246 Main St, Keene, NH 03431-4143
+1 603-352-1895
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More Interesting than you'd imagine

This Historical Society is a surprising resource -- lots of things to see, including art, historic... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2018
tonytremblay662
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Keene, New Hampshire
TRAVEL BACK IN TIME WITH PEOPLE WHO REALLY CARE!

I have visited the Historical Society several times and enjoyed everyone. They support the local... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2017
douglasas22
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Keene, United States
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May 22, 2018
“More Interesting than you'd imagine”
Sep 11, 2017
“TRAVEL BACK IN TIME WITH PEOPLE WHO REALLY CARE!”
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246 Main St, Keene, NH 03431-4143
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

This Historical Society is a surprising resource -- lots of things to see, including art, historic Kingsbury toys (something for kids) and locally produced antique pottery and silver, along with frequent exhibits and a wide range of programs year-round. A great museum shop with lots...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2017

I have visited the Historical Society several times and enjoyed everyone. They support the local schools and everyone I have ever talked to really knows their history. Well run, they offer community programs and outreach and small store that has provided several Christmas and Birthday...More

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Jennifer C, Director of Education at Historical Society of Cheshire County, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

Thank you so much for your review douglasas22! We appreciate your thoughtful comments.

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

The Historical Society of Cheshire County does indeed have a lovely building and museum. They also maintain the Wyman Tavern -- a building from the very early years of settlement in this area, and tied in to the Revolutionary War. My husband and I enjoyed...More

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Reviewed December 15, 2016

Delightful store, with locally made crafts and books of local historical interest... that was a surprise. Keene has a wonderful downtown, but this shop has exclusive products that are a cut above the local tourist finds. Artwork, photography, books,, tin work and the wooden hearts...More

1  Thank Kitty M
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

I was recently at the Historical Society building for my nephew's wedding. I was very impressed with the room used for the reception. I wish that I would have had time to go back and see the museum itself!

1  Thank Robert C
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Reviewed November 1, 2016

Went with a group to hear a presentation by the historian who was a wealth of information. There are historic artifacts and a lot of information about the history. There is a small gift shop as well. If you are interested in the history of...More

2  Thank EnjoyTraveling64
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Reviewed September 8, 2016

The museum downstairs has wonderful pieces of glass and Hampshire Pottery, The rotating gallery upstairs had an interesting exhibit on cutouts, and pink plastic flamingoes. Very interesting.

1  Thank jgeckel
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Reviewed April 26, 2016

Historical Society of Cheshire County is a hidden gem! Always a very informative display in the exhibit hall, geneology opportuities, library, museum with local relics , gift shop and many activities on and off location.

2  Thank Alicia D
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Reviewed April 7, 2016

The Historical Society exhibits were a blend of a permanent exhibit of antique toy cars and dishware downstairs and a rotating exhibit upstairs which featured elements of the area's agricultural heritage. The exhibits are free. There is a little gift store where there are some...More

1  Thank 603CandM
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Reviewed November 10, 2015

Spent the morning there before leaving town. They have an excellent collection of Kingsbury Toys. My husband was in heaven He is a big time collector of old toys. Tin, airplanes, gas powered. He was so impressed by this collection. There were things he'd never...More

1  Thank Shirley B
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