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Portsmouth Historical Society

10 Middle St, Portsmouth, NH 03801 Hours of Operation:
  • April through December. Open 7 days/week. 10am-5pm


Portsmouth Historical Society, founded in 1917, is a nonprofit devoted to championing the history, arts, and culture of the Portsmouth region through acquisitions, preservation, museum exhibitions, programs, and publications. It operates two facilities: Discover Portsmouth and the 1758 John Paul Jones House Museum and Garden, a national historic landmark.