Hours & Directions

Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, the New Hampshire Historical Society's library is open for research by advance appointment only. The Society's exhibitions remain closed at this time. Visit our Using the Library page to learn more and to make a research reservation.

While the Society’s exhibitions are closed, please enjoy New Hampshire history through our website, which includes our Timeline of New Hampshire History and extensive collections catalog. We also encourage you to contact staff via our Contact Us form or email.

All of us at the Society extend our best wishes for your well-being as we weather this pandemic.

Address and Telephone

New Hampshire Historical Society
30 Park Street
Concord, NH 03301


Library (by advance appointment only)
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
The Society's exhibitions are currently closed.


Take Interstate 93 to Exit 14. Northbound—turn left at the light at the end of the exit ramp; Southbound—turn right at the light at the end of the exit ramp. Move into the left lane in order to take a left onto North Main Street. Take the next right onto Park Street (a one-way street that goes up the right side of the State House). At the stop sign, continue straight; the New Hampshire Historical Society is the granite building on the right. Metered parking is available on surrounding streets and in downtown Concord's public parking garages. 


The New Hampshire Historical Society’s building, including the rotunda, exhibition gallery, auditorium, reading room, and restrooms are wheelchair accessible. Accessible parking is located behind the building in the Society’s lot (entrance off North State Street), and the building’s rear entrance is wheelchair accessible via a ramp from the parking lot.