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Historical Society of Cheshire County

246 Main St PO Box 803, Keene, NH 03431 Hours of Operation:
  • Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9-4 pm (by appointment only)
  • Wednesday 9-9 pm (by appointment only)


The mission of the Historical Society of Cheshire County is to collect, preserve and communicate the history of Cheshire County. To implement this mission, the Society is committed to: Share and interpret the materials of Cheshire County history with all who are interested in the region’s past and present. Serve as a regional studies center encompassing archive, artifact and manuscript research collections, the Wyman Tavern period house, public information, and educational programs. Cooperate with local and state historical and educational institutions to form a partnership in regional historical education. Prepare and sponsor educational exhibits and publications.

Specials & Deals

We are currently offering walking tours in Keene NH and online programs via zoom. The Society is open by appointment only for research and for viewing our Kingsbury , Stoddard Glass and Pottery collection.