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New Hampshire Boat Museum
Ranked #2 of 28 things to do in Wolfeboro
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Museum features many of the finest examples of vintage mahogany and antique boats on a rotating basis, including; Gar Wood, Chris-Craft, Century, Dodge, Penn Yan, Lyman and Hacker. There are runabouts, race-boats, canoes, guide boats, and sail boats. Whether you are an outboard, steam, paddle or sail enthusiast, the displays, enhanced with archival photos, trophies and models, bring to life a truly grand era of boating. If you love the fine craftsmanship of a vintage boat, the aura of a time gone by, or the camaraderie of being with people who share your interest in preserving the past; the New Hampshire Boat Museum offers you many venues to explore through exhibits, events, and educational programs.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Very nice small museum essentially focusing on small boats on the local lakes. Remember lake Winnepesaukee is the largest body of water wholly contained within one state in the nation.

Thank leighro
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Reviewed 10 January 2013

The displays are very well done. Lots of good information regarding the history of these historical boats and area lakes. Worth a look.

Thank Rhonda B
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Reviewed 25 September 2012 via mobile

The museum can be enjoyed in 1-2 hours, or stay and play with the projects. It well represents the classy and classic area of Wolfeboro and surroundings. Focus is on motors but paddling and sailing are represented. Take time to go when you are up there, or better yet, attend one of their events!

Thank Jennifer S
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Reviewed 13 August 2012

We visited the boat museum, and though it is small, we learned interesting things about boating on the lake. The most unique was the truly horse-powered barge. We also appreciated the work being done to preserve antique boats and to teach young people how to build boats and to sail. The highlight was the boat ride on a replica of a 1928 wooden speedboat down at the harbor. The boat tour was fun and informative. On a hot August day, the breeze was very welcome. If you do both museum and boat ride, there is a combo discount. The ticket stubs are good for a return visit, so we passed them on to our friends who live in New Hampshire.

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Reviewed 29 May 2012

We have visited the boat museum a few times over the last six years and have enjoyed our visit each time. To see the old wooden speed boats was really neat. The museum does a great job immersing families in the craftsmanship of old antique boats and the history those boats have gone through over the years. There are plenty of activities for both adults and children to enjoy.

Thank Joshua A
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