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Culture, Heritage and Arts in the Monadnock New Hampshire Region

Cathedral of the Pines
A place of beauty, inspiration, prayer & peace. A non-denominational sanctuary where each may worship God in his or her own way & a national shrine honoring our veterans. Over 200 acres of stately pines & formal gardens.
10 Hale Hill Road
Rindge, NH 03461
Tel. (603) 899-3300
Historical Society of Cheshire County
As the only countywide historical society in New Hampshire, we collect, preserve, and communicate the history of Cheshire County. In addition to our research library and exhibit hall, we offer the Wyman Tavern, a Revolutionary War-era period house museum.
246 Main Street, PO Box 803
Keene, NH 03431
Tel. (603)-352-1895
Horatio Colony House Museum
A gracious 1806 Federal House with fabulous collections from around the world and original antique furnishings representing three generations of the Colony family. Step back into an era of culture, refinement & travel. Events abound at the museum and the Nature Preserve, check our website or Facebook page! Find us on Facebook:
199 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431
Tel. (603) 352-0460
Monadnock Area Artists Association
P.O. Box 864
Keene, NH
The Glass Museum
The Park Theatre
Historic Theatre under renovation, featuring free classic films July - November, and other theatrical performances. Find us on Facebook:
P.O. Box 278, 19 Main Street
Jaffrey, NH 03452
Tel. (603) 532-7711
Arts Alive!
Arts Alive! works to advance arts and culture in the Monadnock Region. Our region allows individuals to experience world-class arts and culture in an intimate setting with an extensive list of cultural and visual and performing arts opportunities.
39 Central Square, Suite 203
Keene, NH 03431
Tel. (603) 283-0944
Colonial Theatre
The Colonial theatre is the preeminent performance arts venue on the Monadnock Region presenting exciting and diverse live events, niche independent films and stimulating education and outreach opportunities in the heart of downtown Keene, NH
95 Main Street, P.O. Box 77
Keene, NH 03431
Tel. (603) 357-1233
Hannah Grimes Marketplace
Hannah Grimes is a thriving marketplace for disticntive, high-quality items produced in New Hampshire, Including jewelry, pottery, glassware, soap, baskets, maple syrup, specialty foods and much more! Find us on Facebook:
42 Main St
Keene, NH 03431
Tel. (603) 352-6862
Hillsborough Living History Event/Historical Soc
Converse with re-enactors from history. Share their living quarters, uniforms, crafts, battles & way of life. Explore Hillsborough's historic hidden treasures, stone arch bridges, historic district, schoolhouse and graveyards. Fun for all ages
P.O. box 703
Hillsborough, NH 03244
Tel. (603) 496-2708
Mariposa Museum
Please Touch! A discovery museum for ages 2-102 to explore world cultures. Hands on - wear our costumes, play our intruments, hunt for treasures. Celebrate your heritage. Performances weekly - check our website.
26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458
Tel. (603) 924-4555
Peterborough Historical Society
Fantastic local history museum and archives. Changing exhibits, special events and programs offered year-round. Check our website for current activities.
P.O. Box 58 ,19 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458
Tel. 603-924-3235
Peterborough Players
A professional theatre. An intimate 250-seat theatre set in a historic 18th-century barn; rustic charm & state-of-the-art theatre amenities. Theatre season: June-Sept. The Met: Live in HD & National Theatre in HD braodcast on our "big screen": Oct-May.
P.O. Box 118, 55 Hadley Road
Peterborough, NH 03458
Tel. (603) 924-7585
Swanzey Historical Museum
720 West Swanzey Road (Rt. 10)
Keene, NH 03431
Tel. (603) 352-3090