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Ghosts on the Banke @ Strawbery Banke

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Ghosts on the Banke @ Strawbery Banke
14 Hancock St.
PortsmouthNH 03801
(603) 433-1100

Ages: 0 - 10

Cost: Adults & children over age 1: $8 | Children age 1 and under: Free | Museum members: Half-price admission

Parking: Yes - Metered on-street parking; nearby parking garage and lots

Features: Shop, Handicap Accessible, Snack Stand, Restrooms

Come and meet the Ghosts on the Banke at Strawbery Banke’s famous Halloween celebration. Long-dead sea captains, 17th century shopkeepers and wayward pirates haunt the streets of Portsmouth’s oldest neighborhood as you trick or treat safely from house to historic house. 

  • Trick or Treat safely at the museum's historic houses
  • Jack-o-lantern-lit lanes
  • Wandering werewolves & ghostly graveyards
  • For a treat you'll be afraid to eat, visit the old witch's house!
  • Snuggle up outdoors for a spooky Halloween movie
  • Warm your weary bones by the All Hallows Eve bonfire
 
Deals & Steals Alert! As a Blue Star Museum, Strawbery Banke offers free admission at all times to active-duty military members and their families. 
 

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Miss Bluebird

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Reviewed on 05/31/2014

We love taking our kids trick-or-treating at Ghosts on the Banke, to the point that we actually skipped regular neighborhood trick-or-treating last year (the weather wasn't cooperating, and we felt the kids had gotten their fill at Strawbery Banke!). Lots of spooky witches, jack-o-lanterns, and fun special effects, but nothing overly scary for the younger kids. And everyone will get plenty of candy going from house to house. It's fun to check out everyone's costumes against the backdrop of the historic setting, and nice to be able to grab a cup of hot chocolate (or coffee for the grown-ups) if the weather is chilly--as trick-or-treat weather so often is in our neck of the woods. ...more

Ghosts on the Banke @ Strawbery Banke