The John Paul Jones House is located at 43 Middle Street in Portsmouth, at the corner of Middle and State Streets. (Parking is easier on State Street.) The House is a pleasant walk from Market Square, the heart of historic Portsmouth.
From the north: I-95 south, Exit 7 to downtown historic Portsmouth, turn left at the end of the exit onto Market Street. Go through 3 sets of lights on Market Street, get in the right lane to take a slight right turn on Russell Street, past the Sheraton on your left, then turn right onto Deer Street. Turn left at the light onto Maplewood. At the third set of lights (at Middle Street and State Street) the John Paul Jones House is on your left. There is on-street parking on State Street.
From the south: I-95 North to Exit 7 to downtown historic Portsmouth. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Market Street. Follow directions above from there.
The closest 2 municipal parking lots to the John Paul Jones House are the Bridge Street lot and the Worth lot. The Bridge Street lot is directly across Islington Street from the Discover Portsmouth Center, at the corners of Islington and Maplewood. The Worth lot is on Maplewood behind the Portsmouth Health Food Store.