Find Your Place In History!

The main headquarters of the Historical Society of Cheshire County is 246 Main Street, Keene, NH.  The Society’s Wyman Tavern Museum & Bruder House are located at 339 Main Street, Keene, NH| Phone: 603.352.1895

New Hampshire Now: A Photographic Diary of Life in the Granite State exhibit open through April 2022.

A Deep Presence: 13,000 Years Of Native American History

Books are now available in the Museum Store and online.

Click here for more information.

Digital Archive Access

Search the Community History Archive, where you can locate thousands of digitized pages of the New Hampshire Sentinel (1799-1889) and the Keene Evening Sentinel (1890-1945). The Historical Society partnered with the Keene Public Library, New Hampshire State Library, and the Sentinel itself to digitize Keene’s historic newspaper and to make it available for public use.

DISCOVER the murals and the local history behind each one on our Walldogs Mural education page.

Kids can RESEARCH more about local history on our ‘Walldogs for Kids’ page

PARTICIPATE in a ‘history on the streets’ experience by taking one of our Magical History guided tours

Upcoming Events

  1. Richard Whitney Book Discussion

    December 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  2. Closed

    December 24
  3. Closed

    December 31, 2021 - January 1, 2022
  4. Closed for Staff Development

    January 1, 2022 - January 17, 2022

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Hours

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9 am – 4 pm

Wednesday: 9 am – 9 pm

1st and 3rd Saturday of each month: 9 am – noon

Closed Sunday and Monday