Current Events

Strawbery Banke Museum is open FREE to active duty military and their families. The museum extends the Blue Star Museum season to offer this free admission at all times.

DAILY ADMISSION Strawbery Banke Museum
Explore 10 acres of American history through 38 historic buildings and heirloom gardeners. Meet costumed roleplayers and traditional craftspeople. Tickets good for 2 consecutive days.

HANDS ON BOATS Piscataqua River Wherry Raffle
As part of its signature program, HANDS ON BOATS, the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke will be building a new Piscataqua River Wherry that will be raffled off upon completion. The general public can buy tickets. Session participants automatically entered.

300 Years of Thanksgiving Guided Tours Nov Weekends
In this 90-minute, active, fast-paced and multi-sensory program, discover how Thanksgiving transcended time, place and culture to become the uniquely American holiday celebrated today

Make A Traditional Harvest Basket -- Workshop Oct 21
Led by Strawbery Banke instructors, participants learn how to make an 8”x10” harvest basket to take home.

Beyond the Ship's Log: Writing Workshop OCT 22
This workshop will equip each participant with tips and techniques for capturing the spirit of your adventure with the written word.

Ghosts on the Banke Family Friendly Halloween Oct 27 & 28
Trick-or-Treat safely, house to historic house. Jack-O-Lanterns light the way to step over the threshold of time and meet the "Ghosts on the Banke." Discover pirate treasure, visit with the wacky witch, look into the future with guidance from the gypsy fo

Hearth Cooking Workshops Winter 2017-18
Strawbery Banke offers special hearth cooking experiences in Wheelwright House. The two-hour hands-on workshops allow participants to learn open-hearth cooking skills as they make and enjoy a traditional menu.

Strawbery Banke Inside Out
The next phase of Strawbery Banke Museum’s implementation of a new Long Range Interpretive Plan invites the public to consider different experiences the museum may use to share the site and its stories.

Make a Traditional Bread Basket -- Workshop Nov 18
Prepare for the holidays by learning how to make a traditional bread basket. Limited to 12 participants. $45 members, $55 non-members.

Candlelight Stroll 2017 Dec 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17.
38th Candlelight Stroll, "Welcome Stranger" showcases 350 years of seasonal and holiday traditions against the backdrop of the Museum’s furnished historic houses. Advance tickets (thru Nov 30): Tickets are $20/adults, $7.50/children (ages 5-17), and $55/f

Learn to Skate Lessons 2017-18
Learn to Skate programs at Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Dock Pond are held on the outdoor rink located at Strawbery Banke Museum. There is an indoor changing area as well as a warm viewing area and cafe in the TYCO Visitors Center.

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