Portsmouth Arts and Museums
Discover the wide variety of Portsmouth arts and museums to enjoy during your next stay at Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel.
Strawbery Banke Museum (0.5 miles from hotel)
At this great family experience, take a half day to explore the historic waterfront neighborhood known as “Puddle Dock.” Historic houses and period landscapes depict life in a typical New England neighborhood from the mid-17th century through the 1950s. Role players, interpreters, guided and self-guided tours are available. Open daily May 1 thru October 31. Holiday House tours are available November and December. Candlelight Stroll occurs the first 3 weekends of December.
Prescott Park Arts Festival (0.5 miles from hotel)
For over 30 years, the Prescott Park Arts Festival has successfully presented the arts to more than 3 million people in more than 9,000 productions with no fixed admission. Please join us this season for a spectacular venue of art, music, theater, and dance!
The Music Hall (0.5 miles from hotel)
A non-profit performing arts center entertaining more than 70,000 patrons annually with film, music, theatre, and dance performances. The historic 900-seat theater, built in 1878, is the oldest in New Hampshire, the second oldest in New England, and the fourteenth oldest operating in the United States.
The Seacoast Repertory Theatre (0.5 miles from hotel)
Chosen by Boston Magazine's Travel as the premier entertainment venue on the Seacoast, and won the Spotlight on the Arts Award for Best Year Round Theatre on the Seacoast in 1998,1999 and 2000. Year-round professional theatre. Lists performance calendar, ticket information, show details, sponsors, and educational programs and workshops.
Pontine Movement Theatre (1.5 miles from hotel)
Founded on the concept that the actor should function as a creative (rather than interpretive) artist, and that the name actor dictates action (movement) as their primary tool. Co-Artistic Directors, M. Marguerite Mathews and Gregory Gathers (along with nine company members over the last twenty-six years), have presented over 50 original works.
The Seacoast Science Center (4.5 miles from hotel)
Situated on 330 acres at Odiorne Point, this museum provides a variety of exhibits for all ages. A day camp program for children grades K-5 is available school vacation weeks in February, rate is $32.00 per day.
The Children's Museum of New Hampshire (12 miles from hotel)
An interactive experience for kids and the young at heart!
Looking for more activities while you're in the area? Check out our favorite things to do in Portsmouth NH.