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Address: 143 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4506
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+1 603-436-3205

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Not my favorite tour of Portsmouth homes, but our tour guide was very nice and knowledgeable. It is worth the visit, IMO.We did not get to see the gardens as there was a wedding... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 August 2016
Merrimack, NH
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Merrimack, NH
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Not my favorite tour of Portsmouth homes, but our tour guide was very nice and knowledgeable. It is worth the visit, IMO.We did not get to see the gardens as there was a wedding when we were there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This is a very interesting historical house. Our guide Catarina was very knowledgeable and made our visit more enjoyable.

Thank NewOrleansDeltagirl
Dover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

I’d toured the Gov. John Langdon House a few times before. The special exhibit drew me back for another visit. Jim Johnson, the tour guide, was very knowledgeable. John Langdon, John Stark, and John Sullivan are my favorite Revolutionary figures in the American Revolutionary War. John Langdon (1741 - 1819) was a very distinguished man. He was a successful businessman... More 

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Rye, New Hampshire
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

The building is beautiful inside and out, but there's hardly any furniture in it -- did it get destroyed, sold off, what? It was disappointing in comparison to the other historic museum homes in Portsmouth, as well as dozens of nationwide historic homes I've visited. Not worth the admission price.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

We enjoy touring old homes from all periods. This was a very interesting one, at all levels from the information about the residents and their servants to the kitchen and the gardens and the proximity to downtown.

Thank FoodiePilgrim
United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

This house is full of history and architecture. Its quite grand in scale. The guided tour takes roughly about an hour. The tour guides are extremely knowledgable and are able to answer any question. We parked in the parking garage and walked to several of the historic homes so I can’t speak for parking near the house itself. We had... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

We had a terrific docent who showed us this amazing home. She did a great job explaining the interesting history associated with this house. It is well worth the time to visit, especially if you like history and architecture!

Thank Dan R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

This is a truly grand home with strong adherence to the Georgian architecture style. The exterior of the home is in strong need of repair and painting. Admission is only $6 person person for a guided 1 hour tour. Our tour guide "Jim" was excellent and was able to talk to most of the paintings and artifacts in the home.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015

Another must if you enjoy touring historic homes, you can see how the city grew over time judging by it's view towards Strawberry Bank. Unfortunately, we toured during an art exhibit so it had a different vibe. But, the house has a great story & I highly recommend seeing all the historic homes in Portsmouth if you enjoy American history.... More 

Thank Irishmom4
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Good little visit to learn something about the history behind some of Portsmouth. We had an enjoyable time.

Thank Joyce G

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