Programs & Events Calendar

All programs and events are held at the New Hampshire Historical Society's headquarters building, located at 30 Park Street, Concord, unless otherwise noted.

Friday, July 20, 2018, at noon
Guided Gallery Tours

Enjoy a guided tour of the New Hampshire Historical Society’s historic Park Street building and exhibitions led by a member of the Society’s education or volunteer docent staff. Find out more about New Hampshire’s “Temple of History” and hear stories about the objects on display. From a 500-year-old dugout canoe to a 1972 Ski-doo, the exhibitions on display at the New Hampshire Historical Society show you things you can’t see anywhere else. Guided gallery tours are 45 minutes long and are appropriate for visitors of all ages. The tour is included in the price of paid admission for adult and family audiences. New Hampshire Historical Society members are admitted for free. Reservations are not accepted. Availability is on a first-come-first-served basis, and tours are capped at 12 people. To schedule a guided tour for an adult group of 12 or more people, see our group tours page or contact Assistant Director of Education and Public Programs  Jenn Walton at jwalton@nhhistory.org or 603-856-0645. Youth and school groups of any size must schedule a guided visit in advance.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at 10 a.m.
Tales of New Hampshire Family Storytime

Sharing stories about the Granite State is a great way to bring families together in a weekly story hour highlighting New Hampshire children’s books. This fun program is sure to bring a smile to kids and adults alike, as storytellers read classic tales of life in the Granite State, whether on a farm, in the icy mountains, or on the Isles of Shoals. Each week features a story written or illustrated by a New Hampshire author, with a visit to the exhibition Discovering New Hampshire to see related objects from the Society’s collections, and time for games or arts and crafts. This free program, generously sponsored by Concord Pediatric Dentistry, is a perfect introduction for young children to all the things that make the Granite State a great place to live. The Tales of New Hampshire Family Storytime will run on Tuesday mornings at 10 a.m. through August 21, 2018).

Saturday, August 11, 2018, at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Guided Gallery Tours

Enjoy a guided tour of the New Hampshire Historical Society’s historic Park Street building and exhibitions led by a member of the Society’s education or volunteer docent staff. Find out more about New Hampshire’s “Temple of History” and hear stories about the objects on display. From a 500-year-old dugout canoe to a 1972 Ski-doo, the exhibitions on display at the New Hampshire Historical Society show you things you can’t see anywhere else. Guided gallery tours are 45 minutes long and are appropriate for visitors of all ages. The tour is included in the price of paid admission for adult and family audiences. New Hampshire Historical Society members are admitted for free. Reservations are not accepted. Availability is on a first-come-first-served basis, and tours are capped at 12 people. To schedule a guided tour for an adult group of 12 or more people, see our group tours page or contact Assistant Director of Education and Public Programs  Jenn Walton at jwalton@nhhistory.org or 603-856-0645. Youth and school groups of any size must schedule a guided visit in advance.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at 10 a.m.
Tales of New Hampshire Family Storytime

Sharing stories about the Granite State is a great way to bring families together in a weekly story hour highlighting New Hampshire children’s books. This fun program is sure to bring a smile to kids and adults alike, as storytellers read classic tales of life in the Granite State, whether on a farm, in the icy mountains, or on the Isles of Shoals. Each week features a story written or illustrated by a New Hampshire author, with a visit to the exhibition Discovering New Hampshire to see related objects from the Society’s collections, and time for games or arts and crafts. This free program, generously sponsored by Concord Pediatric Dentistry, is a perfect introduction for young children to all the things that make the Granite State a great place to live. The Tales of New Hampshire Family Storytime will run on Tuesday mornings at 10 a.m. through August 21, 2018).

Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at 10 a.m.
Tales of New Hampshire Family Storytime

Sharing stories about the Granite State is a great way to bring families together in a weekly story hour highlighting New Hampshire children’s books. This fun program is sure to bring a smile to kids and adults alike, as storytellers read classic tales of life in the Granite State, whether on a farm, in the icy mountains, or on the Isles of Shoals. Each week features a story written or illustrated by a New Hampshire author, with a visit to the exhibition Discovering New Hampshire to see related objects from the Society’s collections, and time for games or arts and crafts. This free program, generously sponsored by Concord Pediatric Dentistry, is a perfect introduction for young children to all the things that make the Granite State a great place to live. The Tales of New Hampshire Family Storytime will run on Tuesday mornings at 10 a.m. through August 21, 2018).

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 10 a.m.
Tales of New Hampshire Family Storytime

Sharing stories about the Granite State is a great way to bring families together in a weekly story hour highlighting New Hampshire children’s books. This fun program is sure to bring a smile to kids and adults alike, as storytellers read classic tales of life in the Granite State, whether on a farm, in the icy mountains, or on the Isles of Shoals. Each week features a story written or illustrated by a New Hampshire author, with a visit to the exhibition Discovering New Hampshire to see related objects from the Society’s collections, and time for games or arts and crafts. This free program, generously sponsored by Concord Pediatric Dentistry, is a perfect introduction for young children to all the things that make the Granite State a great place to live. The Tales of New Hampshire Family Storytime will run on Tuesday mornings at 10 a.m. through August 21, 2018).

Friday, August 17, 2018, at noon
Guided Gallery Tours

Enjoy a guided tour of the New Hampshire Historical Society’s historic Park Street building and exhibitions led by a member of the Society’s education or volunteer docent staff. Find out more about New Hampshire’s “Temple of History” and hear stories about the objects on display. From a 500-year-old dugout canoe to a 1972 Ski-doo, the exhibitions on display at the New Hampshire Historical Society show you things you can’t see anywhere else. Guided gallery tours are 45 minutes long and are appropriate for visitors of all ages. The tour is included in the price of paid admission for adult and family audiences. New Hampshire Historical Society members are admitted for free. Reservations are not accepted. Availability is on a first-come-first-served basis, and tours are capped at 12 people. To schedule a guided tour for an adult group of 12 or more people, see our group tours page or contact Assistant Director of Education and Public Programs  Jenn Walton at jwalton@nhhistory.org or 603-856-0645. Youth and school groups of any size must schedule a guided visit in advance.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at 10 a.m.
Tales of New Hampshire Family Storytime

Sharing stories about the Granite State is a great way to bring families together in a weekly story hour highlighting New Hampshire children’s books. This fun program is sure to bring a smile to kids and adults alike, as storytellers read classic tales of life in the Granite State, whether on a farm, in the icy mountains, or on the Isles of Shoals. Each week features a story written or illustrated by a New Hampshire author, with a visit to the exhibition Discovering New Hampshire to see related objects from the Society’s collections, and time for games or arts and crafts. This free program, generously sponsored by Concord Pediatric Dentistry, is a perfect introduction for young children to all the things that make the Granite State a great place to live.

Saturday, September 15, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Member Excursion to Mount Washington

The New Hampshire Historical Society invites you to spend a day at scenic Mount Washington with a ride on the Cog Railroad followed by a catered lunch and tour at the Mount Washington Hotel. The day begins with a ride on the steam-powered Cog Railroad to the summit of Mount Washington, the highest peak in the northeastern United States. The trip includes the narrated, roundtrip ride with time at the summit to visit the Mount Washington Observatory and enjoy the views. The ride on the Cog is followed by a catered luncheon at the Mount Washington Hotel and a tour of the historic grand resort, site of the 1944 Bretton Woods Conference. Space is limited and registration, by Friday, August 24, is required. The registration fee for New Hampshire Historical Society members is $135 per person. Nonmembers are welcome to join the group with a registration fee of $185, which includes a one-year Society membership. To register, visit Eventbrite.com, mail the registration form with payment, or call Member and Visitor Services Coordinator Wendy Olcott at 603-856-0621.