Discover the stories behind America’s revolutionary past and how they relate to your experiences today by visiting the American Independence Museum.


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Exeter, NH 03833



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Self-Guided and Guided Tours, as well as our new Children’s Exhibit, are open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, May through November (except Thanksgiving day), 10am – 4pm. For more information, see our Visit Us page

Ghosts at the Museum

Saturday, October 25th, 2014, 6:00 – 8:00pm
$15.00 per person non members; $10.00 per person members
Folsom Tavern & Ladd Gilman House
Explore the Ladd-Gilman House and the Folsom Tavern by lantern light as some of the town’s most illustrious persons come to life for one night and tell you what it was like to be alive during the Revolutionary period! To register today, please click here.

Afterwards hang out in the Folsom Tavern for light refreshments and a screening of the classic Abbot and Costello "Times of Their Lives"

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Thanks to the anonymous donor for the gift of $5,000, allowing us to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel, plus veterans and immediate families, throughout the 2014 season. This is a
Blue Star Museums program.


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Make it a Vacation!
Downeaster is offering packages to visit Exeter which includes dinner, a stay at the Exeter Inn, and tickets to our Museum. Click here for more info.