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Address: The Mill Plaza, Laconia, NH 03246
Phone Number: (603) 524-8813
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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This mill, no longer active, is one of the oldest of its kind in America,...

This mill, no longer active, is one of the oldest of its kind in America, built in 1823.

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Amazing School tours

During the spring the mill offers a day trip program for 4th graders. Schools from as far as Vermont and Massachusetts come to participate. If your school doesn't offer this I'd... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2016
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wouldn't recommend going here on purpose, but if you're in the area it is somewhat interesting. Local schools host art shows here, that is fun to look at. The staff is helpful and pleasant. The pavilion outside is nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

During the spring the mill offers a day trip program for 4th graders. Schools from as far as Vermont and Massachusetts come to participate. If your school doesn't offer this I'd highly recommend it. It covers everything from the geography of NH and pollution to engineering and technology.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Once again, the volunteers did a great job teaching our fourth graders about the importance of Belknap Mill. Thank you for all your hard work!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

For a breathtaking 360 degree view of Mount Washington and the Presidential Range, highly recommend ascending Belknap Mountain in Laconia. To reach trailheads for the shortest hikes up, pass through a neighborhood and past a parking area, where the road narrows. drive up this very windy Carriage Road for 15-20 minutes until it dead ends at a parking lot. From... More 

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Norfolk, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Very nice side trip on our way around the lake.loved the history. Doesn't take long to do the self tour. Staff very friendly. Donations only, no charge. The old building is beautiful.

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Belmont, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Went to the mill to view some paintings on display by local artists. This is a well maintained historical building and has a working mill inside that was used to produce hosiery in the early 1900's. The mill has several business offices in it and is capable of hosting small gatherings and weddings.

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great for a walk with the family on a gorgeous summer or fall day. I love the history and charm of this quaint spot.

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Sandwich, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A great place to host any event, wedding, meeting, art shows, etc. Old Mill operating for tourists making sox. Lots of concerts outdoors and indoors.

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Gilford, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The Garden Club does a great time getting greens ready, I lucked out purchasing a wonderful wreath, it lasted indoors for 3 months.. look at the current events lots of great times.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Transformed into offices... some functions are held there and city hall is located in one - did a nice job -still remember my parents working for a living in another town close by. Hard jobs that they did every day for 8 to 10 hours without complaining - brings back memories better left alone..... Still, it's pretty...

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