John Paul Jones House Events

John Paul Jones House Museum is located at 43 Middle St. across the street from Discover Portsmouth. The 1758 house has two galleries with changing exhibits and programs, in addition to the amazing collection of Portsmouth artifacts displayed throughout the house. The house is open Memorial Day to Columbus Day. Please visit today.

John Paul Jones House 2018 Exhibition

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Portsmouth Historical Society announces John Paul Jones House Museum & Garden, 1758 National Historic Landmark

Open for the season!

Memorial Day, Monday, May 28 – Columbus Day, Monday, October 8, 2018
& Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11, 2018
Daily 11-5

There’s a fabulous treasure waiting to be found on the corner of Middle and State Streets in downtown Portsmouth. That beautiful yellow Georgian mansion is the John Paul Jones House Museum and Gardens and it is waiting for you to visit and discover all it has to offer. Portsmouth Historical Society announces that the John Paul Jones House Museum and Gardens, a National Historic Landmark, will open for the 2018 season on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28. Open seven days a week from 11 am-5 pm, the landmark remains open until Columbus Day, Monday, October 8, with special one-day opening on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11, 2018, when admission is free. [Read more…]

Unprecedented Year of Women’s Art is Open in Portsmouth

Woman in White, Gertrude Fiske

Woman in White, Gertrude Fiske

What began as the rediscovery of one woman’s incredible paintings has blossomed into five kindred exhibitions opening in Portsmouth. Perfectly timed, spring 2018 kicks off a year filled with vibrant artwork by talented women in the galleries of the Portsmouth Historical Society at Discover Portsmouth and the John Paul Jones House Museum. [Read more…]