Discover Portsmouth

Visitor CenterDiscover Portsmouth is a cultural gateway that houses a museum of exhibitions and programs (on site and in elementary schools) devoted to Portsmouth history; a welcome center for residents and visitors interested in the city’s history, arts and culture; a museum shop of unique Portsmouth gifts and books, including those offered by its in-house publishing division, and Historic Tours. A gathering place for Portsmouth nonprofits, it is a popular location for event rentals. Discover Portsmouth, located at 10 Middle Street, Portsmouth, NH is open in 2020 beginning Friday, May 1st daily from 9:30-5pm, and remains open until 8pm for Art Round Town, the first Friday of each month. Metered parking is available in the Bridge Street lot directly across the street. For further information please call 603-436-8433.

Our exhibitions are free and open to the public. After viewing our 12-minute film on Portsmouth history, we can guide you through all our City has to offer – from walking tours, historic sites, performing and visual arts. Stop here first!

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