Museums – Dartmouth Lake Sunapee

Dartmouth College Sunapee NH Museums

Dartmouth College New Hampshire MuseumsVisit Dartmouth College and the Hood Museum of Art. The Hood Museum is one of several interesting NH Museums located nearby. Please share your NH museum comments. To feature your local business, contact us.

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New Hampshire MuseumsBell Cove Historic Caboose Museum
Newbury, NH 03255
Open Memorial Day through Labor Day
Historical Exhibit on the Concord-Claremont line that ran from the 1870’s to the 1950’s. Historical railroad items from the past.

Canaan Historical Museum
Canaan St.
Canaan, NH 03741
Ph: 603-523-7364
Open June through October
Museum devoted to the 18th and 19th century. Shaker items on exhibit.

Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum
18 Highlawn Rd.
Warner, NH 03278
Ph: 603-456-2600
Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum (MKIM) was founded in 1990 by Charles “Bud” and Nancy Thompson as an education and cultural center to connect visitors with Native American culture, past, and present, and to encourage respect for our environment. The museum features contemporary arts, historical baskets, pottery, bead and quillwork, and archaeological artifacts. Visitors can stroll through the arboretum, walk the trails in the Medicine Woods, play in the teepee and visit the gift shop, in addition to touring the museum.  Call for hours and admission charges.

Hood Museum of Art
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
Ph: 603-646-2808
Finished in 1985 the Hood Museum of Art has 10 galleries as well as the Arthur M. Loew Auditorium, the Sanders Seminar Room, professional offices, Bernstein Study-Storage, and the Bedford Courtyard. Call for hours and admission policies.

nhl-museums-sunapeeEnfield Shaker Museum
447 NH Route 4A
Enfield, NH 03748
Ph: 603-632-4346
This museum features a collection of Shaker furniture, tools, clothing, photographs, and agricultural implements. You can stroll the Museum’s herb and flower gardens, fields, and hills. Enjoy exhibits, special programs, concerts, guided tours, and craft demonstrations. Hike to the Shaker Feast Ground for a spectacular vista of the Shaker Village nestled along Mascoma Lake. The Shaker Museum Store features Shaker-inspired reproductions, books, local crafts, and farm products, as well as products from the Museum’s renowned herb garden. The Great Stone Dwelling is the largest Shaker dwelling ever constructed. It is a lasting monument to the Shakers of Enfield and is Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the site is a vibrant cultural, community, and educational center. The museum is open year-round. Admission is charged.

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