Street Address
49 Main St.
Ashland, NH 03217
Mailing Address
PO Box 14
Ashland, NH 03217
phone: 603-968-7289
e-mail: garden775@metrocast.net
web: www.oldashlandnh.org
Hours
July & August
Wednesday - Friday1 PM - 4 PM
Admissions
General Admission: $2
Children under 12: Free
Services
Gift Shop
Group Tours
Staff
Shirley G. Splaine, Director
phone: 603-968-7289
Anne Perkins, Curator
Sherry Norman, Treasurer

Description

Housed in a quaint 1810 plank house - one of very few in NH. 5 rooms of antique toys including kitchen, schoolroom, doll room,2 large display rooms, gift shop.

Mission

Dedicated to the preservation of the well-loved toys of childhood

History

Museum is the life-long collection of Pauline E. Glidden. She opened the museum in 1991 and gifted both building & collection to the Ashland Historical Society. She was active in its operation until her death in 2002. She was 98.

Artifacts Collections

Antique toys - rare penny toys, litho tin toys, iron toys, wooden toys, wind-ups, games, books, dolls,doll houses, kitchen & laundry equipment, dishes, child & doll furniture, etc.

Educational Programs

Junior guide program plus adult docents

    Governance

    Ashland Historical Society

    Publications

    • 2 member letters
    • annual report to Ashland Historical Society

    Services

    Gift Shop

    Group Tours