It’s finally here! The brighter and warmer days of summer are just on the horizon, and as the snow starts to melt it’s time to look ahead to classic springtime activities. While spring’s warmth draws us outside—on some of those cooler, more transitional days heading indoors to discover a fun museum can be the perfect escape. Check out these seven museums just begging to be explored this spring.
NH Telephone Museum, Warner
Open Tuesdays through Saturdays starting in May
Hear that? It’s NH’s telephone museum calling to say it’s time for a visit! Take a trip through time and discover the history and evolution of the world’s telecommunication industry. This fun location features hundreds of telephones and fascinating history in one great location.
The Woodman Museum, Dover
Open Wednesday - Sunday starting in April
This unique museum covers a range of topics from local history to the arts and even natural science! The four buildings that make up the museum’s campus deliver an immersive experience with hundreds of fascinating artifacts. You could spend days discovering all this eclectic museum has to offer!
Seacoast Science Center, Rye
Wednesday - Sunday
Visit the Seacoast Science Center to dive into the science behind our ocean’s ecosystems, learn about marine mammals, and discover the wonders of our blue planet and how we can protect it. The center is open Wednesday through Sunday each week, so plan a trip and bring the kids to uncover the magic of our oceans!
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, Concord
Open Friday - Sunday
Head to the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center to experience the fascinating worlds of astronomy and aviation. Engage with exhibits on the stars and beyond, or visit the on-site planetarium to get up close and personal with our universe.
Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth
Grounds Open May 1, 2022, Store Hours Vary
Explore the beautiful grounds of an iconic farm where more than 200 years of history are preserved! While most of the museum’s buildings are temporarily closed, you are still welcomed and encouraged to explore the system of walking trails, greet the farm animals, and meander through blooming gardens!
The Currier Museum of Art, Manchester
Open Thursday - Sunday
Plan a visit to Manchester to experience the historic and contemporary works of art on display at the Currier Museum. The museum is also the only art museum in the world with two Frank Lloyd Wright homes. Save time to enjoy a guided tour of these architectural marvels on your next visit!
The Mariposa Museum & World Cultural Center, Peterborough
Open Wednesday - Sunday
The Mariposa Museum & World Cultural Center showcases the beautiful cultures of our world, bringing it all together harmoniously in a warm and welcoming space. The museum uses colorful exhibits to display worldly traditions, customs, and international art.