Museums – Monadnock

Monadnock NH Museums

New Hampshire MuseumsVisit the home of one of the earliest settlers in the Monadnock region at Horation Colony House on Main Street in Keene. The unique Monadnock museums are worth a special visit. Please share your NH museum comments. To feature your local business, contact us.

Monadnock New Hampshire Museums

New Hampshire MuseumsHoratio Colony House Museum
199 Main St.
Keene, NH 03431
Museum resides in a historic house built in 1806 by Abel Blake, one of the first permanent settlers on the Upper Ashuelot . Colony family heirlooms, souvenirs of world travel, ornate decor. Seasonal, winter hours by appointment.

Melville Academy Museum
Throndlike Pond Rd.
Jaffrey Center, NH 03452
Open weekends in July and August only.
An 1833 cookhouse, features Greek rival architecture, and a glimpse at 19th century schooling.

Swanzey Historical Museum
Rt. 10
West Swanzey, NH 03469
Open Saturday and Sunday but best to call in advance. Exhibits of local historical photographs and artifacts.

The Wyman Tavern Museum
339 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431
Wyman Tavern, built 1762, was the site of the first meeting of the Dartmouth College Trustees in 1770 and the gathering place of Keene’s Revolutionary Minutemen in April 1775. Tours of the Tavern are by appointment only.

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