Street Address
Woodman Institute Museum and the William Damm Garrison
182 Central Ave
Dover, NH 03820
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 146
Dover, NH 03821
Wednesday - Sunday 12:30-4:30 except holidays. Closed Jan-March
ADULTS $8.00
Seniors 65 + & Students $6.00
6-15 $3.00
5 under FREE
Thom Hindle, Trustee/Director
phone: 603-742-1038


We are a classic "turn of the century" museum with collections displayed in antique cabinets within many unique rooms. We display the largest collection of minerals north of Harvard University in Boston..shells, birds, mammals, indian artifacts, civial war to include a saddle used by President Lincoln to review his troops, local fire and police, early natical equipment, musical instruments, antique dolls early paintings to include Tarbell,early furniture, local mill exhibit, early furniture, clocks, military collections,birds,butterflys, and a furnished 1675 colonial garrison house.


Established in 1916 from the will of Annie Woodman.

Artifacts Collections

See above descriptions (numerous)

Research Collections

Local history reserach library (Dover, N.H. area)

Educational Programs

School groups/historical groups on site only


private/non profit


Access: Members

Appointment required: Yes


A member newsletter 2-3 times a year