Seacoast New Hampshire

The Music Hall - A Historic Theater in downtown Portsmouth offering the best of performing arts and films.

Leddy Center for the Performing Arts - Home to quality live theater and other live events. Take your seat in this fully accessible theater that fits 215 people.

Captain's Cove Adventure Golf - Mini golf that is fun and challenging, set in a beautifully landscaped nautical theme park. Story book coves, magnificent waterfalls, rushing rivers, marine artifacts and shipwrecks delight all ages.

Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion State Historic Site- The former home of New Hampshire's first royal governor, Benning Wentworth, who served in office from 1741 to 1767. The rambling, 40-room mansion which overlooks Little Harbor, is one of the most outstanding homes remaining of the colonial era.

Children's Museum of New Hampshire - Hands-on exhibits designed for learning and fun include computers, dinosaurs, literature, human anatomy, masks and sound. The museum also features a space shuttle cockpit, submarine play structure, and lobster boat.

Strawbery Banke Museum - Choose from a list of seven tours which include the 'general Introductory Walk' 'It's About the Sea' 'Portsmouth Craftsmanship' 'The Family Walk' 'The Story of Families Black and White' 'Through the Garden Gates' and the 'Prized Possessions Walk.'

The Museum of Art - A center for the visual arts where visitors gather to enjoy changing exhibitions, music, lectures, poetry readings, and receptions. Its permanent collection includes over 1,600 historical and modern works by American, European, and other artists from diverse cultures.

The Atlantic Whale Watch - Come and enjoy Whale Watching Aboard the M/V Atlantic Queen II. See Finback, Minke and Humpback whales as well as Atlantic White-sided Dolphins.

Isles of Shoals Steamship Company - Variety of ocean cruises including historic tours, scenic lighthouse cruises, dinner cruises, fall foliage, and children's programs.

Pontine Theatre - For over 30 years, Pontine Theatre has been an active participant in the development of actor-based theatre, creating work that is engaging, innovative and original. Come and see one of their unique plays.

Water Country - With thrilling slides that get the heart pounding, to attractions perfect for the little ones, we've got fun covered. Go fast or just relax- it's up to you. Cool water, fast slides, and sunshine. New England's Largest Water Park.

Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse - Also known as Fort Point Lighthouse, was first established in June 1771, making it the first light station north of Boston in the American colonies. Today's 48-foot tower was built in 1878.

Governor John Langdon House - An exceptional Georgian mansion which George Washington "esteemed the first" in Portsmouth. Its reception rooms are of a grand scale suited to ceremonial occasions and are ornamented by elaborate wood carving in the Rococo style.

American Independence Museum - Established in 1991, the American Independence Museum is a private, not-for-profit institution whose mission is to be the premier center and historic site in New Hampshire for the study, research, education and interpretation of the American Revolution and the role that one state, one town, and one family played in the founding of the new republic.

The Woodman Institute - This three story brick residence that is called the Woodman Institute was built in 1818. Come and learn about the the people who built New Hampshire and marvel at the history.

USS Albacore Museum - The third Navy vessel to bear the name, the Auxiliary General Submarine (AGSS) Albacore holds a place in history as the first Navy-designed vessel with a true underwater hull of cylindrical shape that has become the standard for today's submarines worldwide.

Fuller Gardens - Formal, turn of the century estate garden that was once an ornament to Alvan T. Fullerís summer home. Over two thousand roses of many varieties bloom all summer, with unusual and eye catching annual and perennial plantings, a hosta display garden, public conservatory and a Japanese garden are all within the sculpted hedges of this seaside gem.

Seacoast Science Center - Open daily, the Center's aquariums and live-animal exhibits interpret coastal habitats from tide pools to the seafloor. Interactive exhibits allow you to design your own fish for offshore aquaculture. Discover how the crew of a sunken submarine was rescued in 1939. Enjoy family programs on weekends throughout the year; daily during school vacations and summer. Located in Odiorne Point State Park.

Museum of Durham History - See old photos and maps, farm implements, dolls, historic clothing, the 1875 town hearse and much more!