Guided Walking Tours

Offered June – October

Magical History Tour

Magical History Tours

In June 2019, over 200 Walldogs artists descended on the city of Keene to paint 16 historically-themed murals across its cityscape in a matter of 3 days.  Let our guides share the story of that event and the stories behind the murals.  

Badass Women of Keene Tour

Delve into the history of the women’s suffrage movement from a local perspective.  This history-on-the-streets experience highlights empowered women from the community and shares one city’s involvement with a national movement.

Railroad History Tour

How did the coming of the railroad impact New England communities like Keene, NH? Walk the Cheshire Railtrail through downtown Keene with Historical Society of Cheshire County executive director Alan Rumrill. Learn about the arrival of Keene’s first train in 1848. Visit the sites where many industrial firms found success along the tracks in the downtown area.

Self-Guided Walking Tours

A Walk through Keene’s History

Let Franklin School’s 3rd graders guide you through downtown Keene with this audio tour!

Barry Faulkner Tours

Take a self-guided walking tour of downtown Keene to see some hand-painted murals and drawings by artist Barry Faulkner.  (subject to open hours of businesses included on the tour)