Exhibitions

Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, the Society exhibitions are closed to the public at this time. While the Society’s exhibitions are closed, please enjoy New Hampshire history through our website, which includes a Timeline of New Hampshire Historyvideo lecturesonline exhibitions, digital and audio versions of Historical New Hampshire, and access to the Society’s collections through the integrated museum and library catalog.

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Audio Tour

Enjoy an audio tour of the New Hampshire Historical Society's historic building, introduction to exhibitions, and interactive activities for kids. Although designed for use while visiting the Society, this resource can be accessed from anywhere and viewed on a smartphone, tablet, or desktop computer.

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Discovering New Hampshire

From an Abenaki dugout canoe to an early snowmobile, the exhibition Discovering New Hampshire shares the history of New Hampshire's people, places, and events through objects, photographs, and documents you can't see anywhere else.

Image of a White Mountain painting

White Mountains in the Parlor: The Art of Bringing Nature Indoors

During the 1800s the natural wonders of the White Mountains attracted artists, photographers, writers, tourists, and entrepreneurs to New Hampshire. The 36 landscape paintings featured in this exhibition reveal stories of White Mountain scenery, of the artists who depicted it, and of the people who owned and cherished these paintings.