2018 Walking Tours of Historic Portsmouth NH

Walking tour Sandy WalentMay Through October

“Portsmouth and its pleasures are smaller scale. They’re also best approached on foot.” –New York Times.

Portsmouth is the hub of the New Hampshire Seacoast. Its downtown streets are reminiscent of a small English market village. Portsmouth’s unique, historical character can be fully captured on foot. If you’re visiting Portsmouth for a meal, an afternoon or a weekend consider taking a Discover Portsmouth walking tour!

Portsmouth Historical Society presents 2018 Tour Offerings

Tour space is limited. Reservations strongly encouraged. Walk-ins welcome. Member discounts apply.

All tours depart from Discover Portsmouth, 10 Middle Street. Tour guests invited to arrive 30 minutes prior for a free 12 minute film on the history of Portsmouth NH.

Private tours are available upon request for a fee. Please call (603) 436-8433 for more information.

Portsmouth Walking Tours
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downtown Portsmouth NH, State St.

Historic Downtown Walking Tour: Daily, 10:30am, 75 min.

Starting Sunday, May 13! Daily 75-minute walking tour covering the streets, stories, buildings and architecture of historic downtown.
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Portsmouth Women Tour

Portsmouth Women Tour: 4th Wednesday of the month, 4:30pm, 75 min. (May 23, June 27, July 25, Aug 22, Sept 26)
And 4th Sunday of the month, 11am, 75 min. (May 27, June 24, July 22, Aug 19, Sept 23)

The untold stories of navigators, preachers, artists, authors, tavern keepers and madams who defied stereotypes and shaped Portsmouth.
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Historic Preservation Tour with Richard Candee

Historic Preservation Tours

with Richard M. Candee, author of Building Portsmouth.
Select Saturdays, 10:30am, 75 min.
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Portsmouth Advocates presents a series of eight guided architectural walking tours showcasing Portsmouth’s famous neighborhoods, led by local historian, and Portsmouth treasure, Richard Candee. Historic Preservation tours provide an excellent opportunity to dive into the details and stories that make Portsmouth and its neighborhoods unique. READ MORE about Portsmouth Advocates and the Historic Preservation Tours

Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail tours

Black Heritage Trail of NH Tours

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