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May 2017

Opening Weekend Celebration

May 5 @ 10:00 am - May 6 @ 4:00 pm
Ladd-Gilman House and Folsom Tavern, 1 Governors Lane
Exeter, 03833
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Join us on May 6th for the start of our 2017 season to be one of the first to see our new exhibits and participate in hands-on learning about the Revolutionary War era.  Learn the history of the Revolutionary War thru the lens of the Ladd-Gilman House. Experience the Children’s Exhibit at the Folsom Tavern.  Learn more about the new exhibits through guided tours from our graduate interns.  We will also be particpating in Exeter's Kids' Fest with children's games on…

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June 2017
$5.00

Flag Day Celebration!

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ladd-Gilman House and Folsom Tavern, 1 Governors Lane
Exeter, 03833
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Tour the Museum, and then learn about the history of the flag of the United States of America. Why is it red, white and blue? Is the story of Betsy Ross real? What are the origins of the New Hampshire flag? Event costs $5.00 or free with admission to the museum.

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July 2017
$6.00

Happy Birthday, America!

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ladd-Gilman House, 1 Governors Way
Exeter, NH 03833 United States
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Join us on our country’s birthday! On this special day celebrate with us by enjoying the history of the birth of the Declaration of Independence. Walk through each room of the Ladd-Gilman House where guides will help unfold the conflicts that lead to the Revolution. Afterwards, enjoy some birthday cake! Please note: Folsom Tavern is closed today but you can present admission for a return trip at any time through the remainder of the 2017 season. The museum will close…

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$10.00

27th American Independence Festival

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ladd-Gilman House and Folsom Tavern, 1 Governors Lane
Exeter, 03833
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Our signature event! Please visit our Festival page for more information as we continue planning for this no-miss celebration.

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August 2017

Purple Heart Day

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ladd-Gilman House, 1 Governors Way
Exeter, NH 03833 United States
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On August 7, 1782, General George Washington issued an order allowing soldiers who performed “meritorious action” to sew a purple heart of cloth or silk onto their uniforms. We honor the anniversary of this prestigious award and celebrate an original purple heart in our collection, by offering free admission to all active and retired military personnel during regular tour hours. Free Admission to all active and retired military personnel and members; and Free with Museum Admission to all others.

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