Sheila H.

Our grandsons loved the many animals and especially the polar bear! But they also enjoyed all of the Native artifacts and the garrison house. The light show of gems was a big hit! Great place. Dover’s jewel.

Robert Q.

Exactly what first time visitors should do when they come to Dover. Such a wide range of exhibits that there is something for everyone.

Brad D.

This is a fantastic little museum with a lot of interesting artifacts with local ties. My favorite is the preserved garrison which is worth the admission price alone. Our tour guide was knowledgeable, funny, and was always willing to answer questions. We spent around 4 hours here and I want to go back because I… Continue reading Brad D.

David P.

As a local I had driven past this museum many times and never stopped in…..until recently!  I literally wandered in, expecting the polar bear to be the highlight and go home…..was I wrong. Three hours later, I left this experience with a much greater appreciation of local history.  I was exposed to an eclectic range… Continue reading David P.

Lorin K.

My boyfriend and I visited during our trip to Dover this weekend. I must say, I was not expecting so much! The workers there were so accommodating, friendly and knowledgeable. Everything from civil war, WWII,taxidermy, fossils and the oldest garrison home in NH, this place is chock full of great things!  It took us almost… Continue reading Lorin K.

Stan M.

If you are interested in: NH history, American history, geology, fossils, archaeology, natural history, entomology, OR just have a day to kill, this is THE place to go.  Having lived in the area my entire life, I was amazed at how little I knew about it!!  We basically had a private guided tour of the… Continue reading Stan M.