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  • margatemensch2016
    Coconut Creek, FL808 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    On a recent visit to Manchester,New Hampshire,I spent a delightful day at the Currier Art Museum enjoying its small,but impressive collection of Old Master European Paintings.Old Master European Painters with fine paintings at the Currier included Niccolo Pietro Gerini("Virgin and Christ Child With Saints and Donor",14th Century,Italian Trecento,)Lorenzo Costa(|Portrait of Lady"),Giovan Montorsoli(sculpture,"Saint John Baptist",Italian Renaissance),Jan( Gossart"Portrait of Man",Netherlandish Renaissance),Joos Van Cleve("Holy Family"),Mattia Pret(Martydom of Saint Sebastian",awesome Mannerism),Hendrick Goltzius("Helen of Troy")Matthias Stom("Judgement of King Solomon",Jacobus Vrel("Man Seated By Window"Dutch Master),Judith Leyster (:Boy Holding Grapes and Hat")Jan Molenaer("Card Players".Jacob Van Ruisdael(View of Egmond On The Sea".and Claude Vernet("Storm",among others.
    I also appreciated its fine 19th and 20th Century European Art iincluding fine paintings by Claude Monet,Vincent Van Gogh,Pablo Picasso,Max Pechstein,and Georges Roualt,among others.
    I also appreciated the helpfulness of the Currier Staff
    Written 22 June 2024
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  • PattfromNJ
    Metuchen, NJ131 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very technical but very well described museum. Lots of hands-on demos for all ages. A wonderful selection of local voices and ethnic specialities.
    Written 28 September 2023
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  • Christopher S
    Nashua, NH17 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had the pleasure of going to see the musical 42nd Street at the Palace Theater in Manchester NH last week and it was a fantastic show. The audience all had an enjoyable evening. The theater is relatively small, so every seat in the house offers close up viewing. The choreography and singing were first rate. There are plenty of excellent restaurants in the area so go early and have dinner first.
    Written 17 June 2024
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  • Mark P
    Swampscott, MA2,411 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The tour of the Zimmerman House and the nearby Kalil House-both designed by Frank Lloyd Wright-is arranged through the Currier. For anybody interested in architecture or Mid-Century Modern design, this is a must see tour.

    An added plus: The docents were quite good.
    Written 4 June 2023
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  • Chris Connolly
    Manchester, NH100 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We have been here MANY times and love the park. The walking trail is exactly 1 mile long and mostly flat.
    Written 7 November 2022
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  • Rumzzz
    Irving, TX130 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I went to the SNHU Arena to attend my graduation ceremony, with my parents and a friend. We reached at 8:45 am for the 9:30 am ceremony.

    Parking: Predictably all parking spots close by were already taken by the time we arrived. We were dropped off at the front, while my friend went to park the car (she found a spot two blocks away). What's surprising is that the SNHU Arena is used for concerts et al., and have private parking bays, which seemed to be unused but also unavailable. Ticketmaster wasn't of any help either, for pre-booking the parking spots or even the premier seats in the arena.

    Security: As expected, maybe more lax.

    Access and Seating: The elevators only go up one flight, however there are more flights up from the second level. So if you're in a wheelchair or have trouble walking up flights, plan to arrive early.

    Acoustics: Pretty good. We could hear the presenters as well as the cheering from the crowds equally well and clearly.

    Overall: Not bad for a conference hall. I was prepared to pay more for comfortable ring side seats for my parents and better parking, but neither were available, hence the deduction of one star.
    Written 10 May 2024
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  • Golda
    7 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great little stop. A couple exhibits were broken but most were great. My 9 year old loved it. Cute spot, found a restaurant within 10 minute walk to eat lunch at afterwards.
    Written 14 April 2024
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  • Tuckermart
    new hampshire89 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We as grandparents to our 9yo grandson for his birthday. He had a very good time while we had a great time. The prices are reasonable and the atmosphere was all about having a great time. The Hanaford sponsored area was fun but can’t understand why it cost $5. All in all a great day.
    Written 27 May 2024
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  • Jeff M
    Monroe, NY142 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    If you or anyone in your family has any experience with the BSA, you must stop by to check this out. Great collection including uniforms, handbooks, gear and lots and lots of patched. A number of items that are from Baden-Powell himself as well as the founders of the BSA. We were given a tour of the collection by one of the volunteers whi amde sure to point out all od the highlights. Located in a beautiful scout camp. Be sure to read the directions on the website since it's hard to find by GPS alone.
    Written 28 July 2016
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  • Mmutsy
    Maryland197 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Winter,Spring Summer and Fall the lake is always beautiful...October of 2022 I again visited Lake Massabesic and the foliage did not disappoint. It's a wonderful venue for photographers and yes the Goldenrod down the street is a great place for seafood. Ive gone there even as a small child
    Written 14 November 2022
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  • Slice S
    79 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Attended 10:30am Mass with family (young adults). Beautiful cathedral, beautifully decorated for the season. Music and choir were exceptional! Lovely Mass, very traditional with several officiants in attendance. Young families and extended families in attendance too. It was a holy, reverent and yet warm, welcoming worship experience.
    Written 26 December 2022
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  • darkkskyzz
    Massachusetts309 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Like all malls everywhere, this one seemed to be dying off.
    Lots of closed store fronts.

    Oddly shaped, it was difficult for first timers to find our way around.
    Maps were not easy to come by.
    Though- I had seen a sign on the door coming in that if you text a number, they will text you a map. My mistake for thinking I would be able to find directories inside- which there were some- just not as many as we used to see.

    Didn’t spend much time looking in the stores as we had a couple stops in mind.
    Lots of parking available.
    Written 28 January 2023
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