Engage minds. Ignite curiosity. Provoke thought.


Hours of operation:

Wednesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Adults $8.00 (special events may have different pricing)

Students & Seniors (65 + older) $6.00

Children 6-15 $3.00

Annual Membership $35

We accept Master Card / Visa

Cash and Checks

Woodman Institute Museum is closer than you think:

We are just about 50 miles north of Boston and 12 miles north of Portsmouth.

The museum is open Wednesday – Sunday…opens at 10:00 / closes at 5:00 p.m. First week in April through Thanksgiving weekend. (Group tours by reservation) Visitors traveling are welcome to enjoy a picinic on the grounds before or after your visit. You should allow two hours for your visit.


From the South take Interstate 95 north to exit four (a left-hand exit) onto the Spaulding Turnpike / RT 16 northbound to exit 8E. Follow the ramp onto Silver Street. Go to the end and turn right. We are just up the street on the right. 182 Central Ave. Parking is available on the street in front of the museum or on Summer street.

Events at the Woodman

2015 Events:

Spring Art Exhibit - Open House April 26

Summer Sampler - June

Antique and Classic Auto Show - September

Night at the Museum III - August

Veteran's Day Celebration - November

Become a Member

Members play a vital role in the support of the museum and enjoy access to special events and unlimited visits. For just $35 a year, enjoy all the museum has to offer all season long. Click here to join