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For advanced registration, please contact the Millyard Museum at (603) 622-7531, or by mail at 200 Bedford Street, Suite 103, Manchester, NH 03101. Or, drop by the reception desk at either the Millyard Museum or the Research Center during open hours. You may also register by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please note that credit card payments cannot be accepted via e-mail, but may be made over the telephone at (603) 622-7531.

 

Holiday Open House at the Millyard Museum

Saturday, December 3, 2022
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Guest appearance by Santa from 11:30-1:00!
FREE museum admission  Santa

Enjoy time spent with your neighbors, family and friends on this special day of shopping and fun family activities in the Millyard Museum.

  • Children's Holiday crafts 
  • Play old-fashioned board games 
  • Enjoy cookies and cider
  • Shop for the holidays in the Museum Shop, featuring historical books, locally made products, our 2023 historic Manchester calendar and unique collectible brass ornaments including the new John Stark ornament!
  • Members of the Manchester Historic Association receive an extra 10% discount this day only (at least 20% off all shop items).
  • Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 11:30-1:00!

Also taking place at the Millyard Museum this day is an American Girl Doll Tea Party at 11:30 am and a lecture on the history of Manchester's Public Schools at 2:00 pm, as well as a preview of our on-line silent auction. 

Saturday, December 3, 2022   
2:00 p.m.
Millyard Museum
FREE Admission

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Join us at our Holiday Open House at 2:00 for a lecture by MHA Trustee Jeff Myrdek on the history of Manchester's schools. Jeff will present the history of Manchester Public School buildings from 1900 to 1950.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Copy of InvitationSaturday, December 3, 2022

11:30 a.m.

Bring your doll and join us for an American Girl Doll Tea Party!  A tour of the Millyard Museum will be followed by refreshments and crafts.  


$15 per person.  Space is limited!  Click here to purchase tickets.


Please Note: Children MUST be accompanied by an adult with a ticket.

 

 

 

 

 

Manchester Through the Lens of Frank Kelly

In the Henry M. Fuller State Theatre Gallery in the Millyard Museum
Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. - Included with museum admission

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The exhibit, Manchester Through the Lens of Frank Kelly, highlights the works of Frank Kelly, a prominent Manchester photographer in the 1950s through the 1980s.  Kelly owned Frank Kelly Studio in Manchester for 49 years.  Over his long career, he, along with his wife Eleanor, photographed many Manchester people, businesses, and landmarks.  The Manchester Historic Association is pleased to have recently acquired a large collection of Kelly's photographs and negatives, many of which are presented in this exhibit. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MHALOGOcolorThe Historic Preservation Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Historic Preservation Awards. 

The Historic Preservation Awards program recognizes and supports the efforts of individuals, businesses and organizations who have made significant contributions to the preservation of buildings, neighborhoods, traditions and other historic resources in the Queen City.

For 30 years, more than 230 recipients have been recognized for a wide variety of preservation efforts in 40 different categories. The annual event has become the MHA’s largest fundraiser to support its non-profit mission of collecting, preserving and sharing the history of Manchester.

If you are interested in nominating a person, organization or business for a Historic Preservation Award, please complete the HPA 2023 Nomination Form.  The deadline for receiving nominations for the 2023 Awards is December 3, 2022.  

The 31st Annual Historic Preservation Awards will be held on May 23, 2023. Further details will be announced in the coming months. 

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We are excited to announce that Millyard Museum field trips are back in full swing! Join us for many options for school and social group trips for all grade levels. Perfect for not only public school classes but also summer camps, girl/boy scout troops, youth groups and homeschoolers.

 For more information please visit https://manchesterhistoric.org/millyard-museum/educational-programs 

To book a school group or field trip please contact our Museum Educator Kristy Ellsworth at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 603.622.7531 ex 303

 

TWO GREAT EXPERIENCES IN ONE HISTORIC MILL BUILDING!

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Now you can visit both the Millyard Museum and the SEE Science Center at 200 Bedford Street in Manchester, NH with one pass for only $15!
 

Purchase your Super Saturday Dual Pass at either location.

The pass is valid for:
Same day admission on Saturdays only
Individuals age 12 and up

Please Note:
Admission for ages 4-11 is $10 at SEE, and free at Millyard Museum
Admission for ages 3 and under is free at both locations
Check for current hours at each location

Don't forget...Members of the Manchester Historic Association and the SEE Science Center receive free reciprocal admission any time!

 

Millyard Museum Field Trips are back!

We are excited to announce that Millyard Museum field trips are back in full swing! Join us for many options for school and social group trips for al...

Holiday Open House 2022

Holiday Open House at the Millyard Museum Saturday, December 3, 2022 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Guest appearance by Santa from 11:30-1:00!FREE museum admiss...

Lecture: History of Manchester Public Schools

Saturday, December 3, 2022    2:00 p.m. Millyard Museum FREE Admission Join us at our Holiday Open House at 2:00 for a lecture by MHA Truste...

American Girl Doll Tea Party: 2022 Christmas Tea

Saturday, December 3, 2022 11:30 a.m. Bring your doll and join us for an American Girl Doll Tea Party!  A tour of the Millyard Museum will be fol...

Super Saturday Dual Pass

TWO GREAT EXPERIENCES IN ONE HISTORIC MILL BUILDING! Now you can visit both the Millyard Museum and the SEE Science Center at 200 Bedford Street in M...

Now on Exhibit: Manchester Through the Lens of Frank Kelly

Manchester Through the Lens of Frank Kelly In the Henry M. Fuller State Theatre Gallery in the Millyard Museum Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m....