The Museum is officially open for its 101st Season!

The Woodman Museum is open to the public Wednesdays through Sundays, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. during the months of April through mid-December.

The Keefe House Gallery at the Woodman, Summer Street, Dover, NH is open for special exhibitions. For more information, click here.

The administrative offices of the Woodman Museum are open daily from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 Learn About the Woodman Museum!

Called “New Hampshire’s Best Kept Secret” by J. Dennis Robinson, Seacoast, the Woodman Museum, founded in 1916 by Annie E. Woodman, is dedicated to history, science and the arts. Read more

Location, Costs, Hours

Woodman Museum
182 Central Avenue
Dover, NH 03820

Mailing Address:
Woodman Museum
P.O. Box 1916
Dover, NH 03821-1916

Throughout the 2016 winter, the board, staff, and volunteers work to conduct research, update displays, and maintain the property. The houses and collection are on view, and school and tour groups are welcome to schedule a visit.

Military Program

If a family has a member deployed and away from the family, the Museum is pleased to provide free admission to those family members.


The Woodman Museum will be closed on the following holidays:

*Easter (April 16)
*Independence Day (July 4)
*Thanksgiving (fourth Thursday in November)
*Christmas Day (Dec. 25)
*New Years Day (Jan. 1)


The Woodman Museum and its historic homes currently offer limited accessibility. Renovation changes are being implemented as the Museum works to meet ADA compliances.  For information on visiting call 603-742-1038.

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