The richness of New Hampshire and most importantly, New England history is vast, deep and filled with unique and accomplished personalities. Poets, writers, artists musicians, philosophers and more have been inhabiting the region since before the American Revolution. This old history combined with new and interesting perspectives on life makes the area’s culture interesting, insightful and diverse.
The Frost Place: The Frost place is one of the coolest little museums in the Franconia Notch area because it pays tribute to one of the great American Poets, Robert Frost. Perhaps no other poet embodies the truly unique qualities of the New England spirit and soul like Robert Frost. His poetry speaks to the cold and yet inviting ways of the woods and climate of the region and brings the landscape to life both in our minds and in our hearts. Learn more about Robert Frost and his legacy.
The Heritage Museum: The Heritage Museum is a small and quaint museum located in an 1878 farmhouse alongside a shed and barn. The purpose of this powerful little educational center is to give people a sense of the life of the common residents of Franconia in the 19th and 18th centuries, respectively. Along with artifacts, which are part of an ongoing display, the museum also presents special exhibitions highlighting spectacular unique qualities and culture of the region. Learn More.
New England Ski Museum: One of the really cool and interesting museums in the area is the New England Ski Museum. For those ski lovers who want to learn about the history of skis, the history of skiing, the history of the sport and the industry that has grown it, this is a fascinating place to visit. Skiing, like any sport, is a creation of human ingenuity, so learn and discover, Here!