Located in Haverhill Corner Court Street Arts at Alumni Hall has a rich and diverse history. In the 19th century it served as the Grafton County Courthouse and in the 20th century, served as the auditorium and gymnasium for the Haverhill Academy. After the closing of the Academy, Alumni Hall remained empty until members of the Haverhill community came together to preserve and revitalized the building. In May of 2005, Alumni Hall underwent another transformation, this time as a cultural center and destination on the Connecticut River Scenic Byway.
Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park
139 St Gaudens Rd.
Cornish, NH 03745
During the open season from Memorial Day weekend through October 31, the park buildings are open daily from 9:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Over 100 pieces of Saint-Gaudens’ sculpture are exhibited in the galleries and on the grounds of the park. The sculptor’s home, “Aspet” contains three rooms of original family furnishings. The Picture Gallery features changing exhibitions of contemporary art.
A variety of guided tours of the park are offered daily. Check the daily program schedule at the visitor center for times. Reservations are not needed for the scheduled tours. Please check for any special events that may be happening during the time of your visit, such as the Star Party held in September, or Sculptural Visions on the last Saturday in September.
The Haverhill-Bath Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge over the Ammonoosuc River joining Bath and Woodsville, New Hampshire. Formerly used to carry New Hampshire Route 135, the bridge was idled in 1999. Restored in 2004, it is now open to foot traffic only.
The Bath Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge over the Ammonoosuc River off US 302 and NH 10 in Bath, New Hampshire. Built in 1832, it is one of the state’s oldest surviving covered bridges. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976, and underwent a major rehabilitation in the 2010s.
The Swiftwater Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge which carries Porter Road over the Wild Ammonoosuc River in Bath, New Hampshire. Built in 1849, it is one of New Hampshire’s few surviving 19th-century covered bridges, and a well-preserved example of the Paddleford truss design.
The Cog Railway Museum features historic displays and state of the art interactive exhibits. Ever wanted to be the engineer of a Mount Washington Cog Railway Diesel Engine? Well now you can with our train simulator! You and your family can also take a picture on a “Devil’s Shingle” and learn all about the experience!
The fully-operational dairy farm and museum of Vermont’s rural heritage. The farm, a living monument to Vermont’s rural past, dates back to 1871 when Vermont native Frederick Billings established his herd of prize-winning Jerseys and began replanting the barren hillsides. His farm flourished and remains the oldest registered Jersey dairy farm in the country, milking cows daily, producing raw-milk cheddar cheese, and visited by over 55,000 families and school groups each year.
At the museum, you can browse through fully furnished 1878 New England farmhouse and view special exhibits, including an old-fashioned country store constructed by volunteers in the Jewell Friedman Exhibit Room. Imagine what it would be like to purchase all your necessities in one store…no trips to Walmart, Home Depot or Shaws…they didn’t exist!
Museum in beautiful Franconia Notch State Park with exhibits featuring antique ski equipment and vintage ski films. Admission FREE..
Explore more than 150 hands-on exhibits indoors and out, and experience a variety of engaging programs. The Montshire Museum of Science offers “one of greatest assemblages of hands-on, child-friendly exhibits ever gathered in one place.” (NY Times). Open year-round, the 47-acre campus features state-of-the-art raptor enclosures, exhibit spaces, classrooms and interpretive nature trails, including our new Forest Canopy Walk. VINS places a priority on bringing high-quality, compelling and engaging education programs to people at the Nature Center, in the community, and in schools throughout the region.
The Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium is much more than Northern New England’s museum of natural history — it is a place to marvel at the wonders of our world. Perfect for families and visitors of all ages, the Fairbanks Museum invites you to explore your universe. The Museum is also home to the only public planetarium in Vermont. The Museum holds over 30,000 objects from an eclectic permanent collection, including natural science specimens, historical artifacts, archival photographs and documents, and ethnological treasures. The Fairbanks Museum was founded in 1889 by St. Johnsbury industrialist Franklin Fairbanks. Inside our classic Victorian building, you’ll find a dazzling array of animals and artifacts, dolls and tools, shells and fossils, and much more! Take a trip through the cosmos in Vermont’s only public planetarium. A full calendar of events, workshops, lectures and field programs invites everyone to explore the nature of our world.
We love to spend the day at the Shelburne Museum, one of the country’s most eclectic museums of art, Americana, architecture, and artifacts, just south of Burlington, VT. There are 39 buildings. 6 period houses, a lighthouse, a steam locomotive, an operating vintage carousel, a general store, a covered bridge, and the Steamboat Ticonderoga. Fine art galleries include paintings by Impressionist masters and great American artists.
Entertainment complex, including the White Mountain Central Railroad, Bear Shows, and Circus Acts. Enjoy the entertaining 30-minute Bear Show, the 2-mile Train Ride and the amazing Circus performance. Visit the five museums on the Victorian Main Street. Slide down the Anaconda Escape Raft Ride, learn how to glide on a Segway, splash on the Blaster Boats or scale the Climbing Tower. Take a guided tour through Merlin’s Mystical Mansion, mine for gemstones or fossils at the River City Mining sluice. Browse through the gift and specialty shops. One ticket includes all rides and shows all day. This is a great visit for students, families, camp and recreation groups. Ride the new 30 foot Rotating Drop Tower. View Clark’s Trading Post Brochure
Located beside the Sugar Hill village green (across from the old post office), this museum includes information of this scenic hillside town from 1780 to the present. The campus consists of two barns, one main building, and the Reid-Burpee house adjacent to the Carriage Barn filled with tools, horse-drawn carriages, folk-style paintings of old Sugar Hill, and a Benjamin Morrill tower clock.The main building contains extensive photograph archives, a local history and genealogy library, the Cobleigh Tavern public room, a gift shop, and a unique main gallery exhibit which changes annually to reflect the history of sugar Hill’s people and places
Nestled in a valley between Mt. Assurance and Mascoma Lake, in Enfield, New Hampshire, the Enfield Shaker historic site has been cherished for over 200 years. At its peak in the mid-19th century, the Enfield Shaker Village was home to three “Families” of Shakers. Today, their story is preserved and told by the Enfield Shaker Museum. From 1793 to 1923, the Shakers of Enfield, New Hampshire called this beautiful village nestled between Mount Assurance and Mascoma Lake their home. Today, the Museum invites you to come and discover the history, culture, and legacy of the Shakers.