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New Hampshire Boat Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Lake pride display

Temporarily housed in the old Allen dancehall until the new facility can be finished, this little... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Elizabeth R
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The NH Boat Museum is interesting because it has history of the lakes and also a variety of boats... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Lime G
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The Museum features many of the finest examples of vintage mahogany and antique boats on a rotating basis, including; Gar Wood, Chris-Craft, Century, Dodge, Penn Yan, Lyman and Hacker. There are runabouts, race-boats, canoes, guide boats, and sail...more
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399 Center St, Wolfeboro, NH 03894-4865
+1 603-569-4554
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Temporarily housed in the old Allen dancehall until the new facility can be finished, this little gem of a museum highlights the craftsmanship and early history of boating vehicles on Lake Winnipesaukee. On display at this time were some of the beautiful handcrafted wooden motor...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The NH Boat Museum is interesting because it has history of the lakes and also a variety of boats that are rare. Wooded boats are cool and it's neat to see them up close.

Thank Lime G
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Come to see all the antique boats and enjoy a tour of this wonderful museum. Lots to see and love. Summer is the perfect time to come over.

Thank Pam K
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Well done, beautiful wooden boats! Models, tools and outboard motor, a movie, great for a quick visit!

Thank Andrew Z
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The staff was very helpful in orienting us to this wonderful trip down memory lane. The old mahogany boats were spectacular and the history of the outboard motors was very nostalgic.

Thank Jack M
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

This was a really neat stop with some nice interactive exhibits that our children (7 and 5) enjoyed.

Thank Phillip C
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Great little place to see old boats and local passion for the lakes. Wont take long. Friendly people. And the boats change up each year i think. Maybe more often.

Thank Jen D
Reviewed March 3, 2018

My first exposure with the boat museum was involving the boat building program where me and my then 15 year old daughter built a mahogany canoe. This is exactly the commitment this museum has to the community. We built more than a boat life, We...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed October 21, 2017

We didn't go to the museum but we did attend the Vintage Race Boat Regatta which is organised by the museum. The show was very exciting with vintage boats showing their paces on the Lake, and it was also possible to get close to this...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed October 17, 2017

The NHBM holds a "Winnipesaukee Boat House Tour" as a fund-raiser every summer. My wife and I went this summer for the first time and I have to say it was interesting, informative and fun. It was a blast! You can enjoy the tour three...More

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NH B, Manager at New Hampshire Boat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words about our annual Boathouse Tour which is the second Thursday in August. It is one of our most popular education programs and we believe it is unique in the country! We hope you will consider taking the tour...More

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July 24, 2016|
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Response from Cbjath1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the typo done by auto-spell check on my previous answer. The price of admission is worth the effort the volunteers make.