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Address: 64 State St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3824
Phone Number:
+1 603-427-8671
11:00 - 19:00
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 18:00
Thu 11:00 - 19:00
Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 10:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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For the quirky, New-Age type.

As a very nerdy person, I had very high expectations going into this store. I will say they lived up to most of them. It's very small and parking is limited to the city provided... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a very nerdy person, I had very high expectations going into this store. I will say they lived up to most of them. It's very small and parking is limited to the city provided spots along the curb. You'll also notice that photos are not allowed in the store. Inside you'll find many varieties of candles and all sorts... More 

Thank AJent912
New Hampshire
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33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is one of my favorite places to visit in Portsmouth. It's a tiny shop, but filled with surprises, wonder and amazing merchandise. I love to bring my people here when they visit. There is also another shop of theirs inside Strawberry Bank. This is recommended as well. They even have pickles in a barrel!! The staff is super friendly... More 

Thank SnarlinKitten
marysville ohio
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571 reviews
172 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Second visit here. Very charming shop. I always find something I have to take home with me. Love this place.

Thank lindas286
Brattleboro, Vermont
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122 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is a return visit for me, and Pickwick’s is still as quixotic as it was on my earlier review…… but one recent change makes the shop far less interesting for me and probably means I shall not return. My primary delight in coming here was the ability to try a perfume or scent, wander about the shop a bit... More 

Thank Wombat27_11
South Windsor, Connecticut
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46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The staff at Pickwicks are dressed in period costumes, adding to the charm of this unique store. Unique items and friendly staff! Anything from toys to candy to soaps to journals and much much more! This shop is a definite MUST SEE in Portsmouth.

1 Thank menderle
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53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I absolutely loved walking around this quirky little shop! They had a little bit of everything and a fridge full of old fashioned soda which was fun! Definitely worth stopping by to browse/buy...

Thank Trisha J
Dover, NH
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137 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

The store has a late 18th century feel, but if you are looking for a gift for hard-to-shop friends, you will find it here! Well worth the visit if you are in the city!

Thank Scott W
Brattleboro, Vermont
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122 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

I love this store! It is filled with a whacky and wonderful array of excellent, delightful items, all crammed together in a wonderful Dickensian array. From top line, seldom found perfumes to clothing, beard oil and moustache wax, small notebooks, pens, hand soaps, laundry soap, delightful cups and jars and bowls….. the list goes on and on. Plan on spending... More 

Thank Wombat27_11
Kittery, Maine
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110 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

The staff are always friendly and welcoming, the shelves are always stocked with fanciful and fun things, and you can be sure to find a gift for yourself or a friend! On numerous occasions I've been able to purchase gifts for family and friends, even a few things for myself! Their cocktail and mixology selection is wonderful because I've never... More 

Thank MovementandLocation
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This store seems related or to be on the cusp of the Strawberry Banke. The staff is dressed up in period costumes but the shop itself has some very nice, unique offerings.

Thank pmcnallyma

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