When staying in Ashland it's very easy to visit Manchester museums and many different attractions which Manchester has to offer. Researching all of these museums in advance will make it really easy to plan your trip and ensure that you're going to have enough time to fit everything in that you want to do.
There are lots of museums in Manchester which are worth visiting. If you like history and art then you will really enjoy your time in Manchester.
Currier Museum of Art
150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104
The Currier Museum was opened in 1929 and is a must for anyone who is interested in Art. Over 13,000 items are in the collection and on display. There are around a dozen separate galleries which you can walk around. The collection is diverse and contains items from America and Europe.
The Currier Museum has recently been renovated and reopened, so there is also a new car park which makes visiting the area very easy. When visiting the Currier Museum of Art the easiest place to stay will be in an Ashland Bed and Breakfast.
SEE Science Center
200 Bedford Street
Manchester, NH 03101
The SEE Science Center is ideal for anyone with young children as it's aimed specifically at children. It's also great for adults although not many adults will visit unless they have children. This is also a popular destination for school groups.
This is a huge museum but it's certainly worth a trip if you have young kids in your family. If you plan to visit the SEE Science Center then you might want to book into a local Ashland Inn as these are within easy traveling distances.
America's Credit Union Museum
418-420 Notre Dame Ave.
This is a newly refurbished museum which houses a number of different attractions and exhibits which are worth investigating and checking out. These show the history of credit unions throughout the United States.
The first credit union started in the building of the museum in 1908. If you are ever in Ashland or Manchester then this is certainly worth a look.
Mill No 3
200 Bedford Street
The Millyard museum will show you the history of milling in the area. A visit round the Millyard museum won't take very long as it's quite small. It is worth a visit if you have some spare time on your hands.
Frank Lloyd Wright Zimmerman House
223 Heather Street
The Frank Lloyd Wright Zimmerman House is the only Wright-designed house which is open to the public in New England. This house is located on the same site as the Currier Museum which means that you can visit both attractions in the same day. The guides are volunteers who are really passionate about the house; this means that you will be able to learn a lot about the history and care of the house.
If you're a fan of Frank Lloyd Wright then you should certainly check out this property, as it's the most popular attraction in Manchester.