Welcome Center at Discover Portsmouth

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Welcome to Portsmouth!

Whether a first time visitor or a resident of the Seacoast, come see what we have to offer.

Visit the Welcome Center

  • Find out what’s happening in and around town, and pick up information about Portsmouth’s history, arts and culture.
  • View 400 years of Portsmouth history in our 12-minute video.
  • Take in our exhibition in our two-level gallery. Elevator available.
  • Head out on a lively 75-minute walking tour with an experienced Discover Portsmouth Guide. Offered daily May through October at 10:30 am.
  • Join historian Dr. Richard Candee for a monthly historic preservation tour. (2019 dates available here) Pre-registration on our website suggested.
  • Let our staff or volunteers provide you with your own map of downtown, and a suggested route to meet your interests.
  • Interested in a special tour for your family, group or business? Email us at info@portsmouthhistory.org

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