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NH Farm Heritage: Baby Animals Event at Strawbery Banke

April 27 @ 10:00 am - May 5 @ 4:00 pm

NH Farm Heritage: Baby Animals Event at Strawbery Banke

NH Farm Heritage: Baby Animals Event at Strawbery Banke


Explore the rich history of domestic livestock found on coastal northern New England farms, spanning from the 17th century to the present day, at this engaging and educational family-friendly event. Led by Peter Cook, Guest Curator, along with expert breeders from farms across NH, ME, MA, and NY, delve into captivating stories and gain insights into rare heritage breeds, their distinctive traits, specialized care, and their enduring significance in contemporary society. For the well-being of both animals and visitors, petting is respectfully prohibited.

Immerse yourself in captivating demonstrations, including the art of weaving, and on Sundays, witness Dan Smith, Restoration Assistant and Museum Beekeeper, as he conducts a fascinating honey extraction presentation in the Lawrence J. Yerdon Visitor Center Lecture Hall, from 11 AM to 2 PM. These enriching demonstrations are included with event admission. Additionally, indulge in a shopping experience at Pickwick’s at the Banke, the Museum store, open during the event.

Furthermore, mark your calendars! Starting April 27, 2024, Strawbery Banke Museum’s historic houses will be open for tours, complementing the Baby Animals: Heritage Breeds at the Banke event. Elevate your visit by opting for a Baby Animals & Museum Admission combo ticket, granting access to both the main event and guided tours of Strawbery Banke Museum’s historic houses, exhibits, and heirloom gardens. Don’t forget, museum members enjoy FREE general admission.

Exciting News! Introducing Baby Animals & Museum Admission Combo Tickets:

  • Adults (ages 18+): $34
  • Senior/Student: $32
  • Children (ages 5-17): $22
  • Children (ages 1-4): $12
  • Children (under 1): Free
  • Family (2 Adults + Children): $80

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to discover the charm and heritage of New England’s coastal farms while creating cherished memories with your loved ones.


April 27 @ 10:00 am
May 5 @ 4:00 pm
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14 Hancock Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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