Strawbery Banke Museum

Strawbery Banke Museum

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About Us

Strawbery Banke Museum, in the heart of historic downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is a 10-acre outdoor history museum dedicated to bringing 300+ years of American history to life. The Museum is a place for children, adults, multigenerational families and groups to gather to explore heritage gardens, historic buildings, crafts, preservation programs, hands-on activities, stories told by costumed role-players and the changing exhibits that offer hours of fun and discovery. The Museum’s restored buildings and open space invite visitors to immerse themselves in the past. The Museum welcomes 95,000 visitors, members, schoolchildren and volunteers who love New Hampshire history for daily programs, exhibits, skating and signature special events throughout the year.

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Assistant Horticulturist (Seasonal)
Category: Property Maintenance
Job purpose: The Seasonal Assistant Horticulturist maintains period and teaching gardens, interpreting four centuries of garden and landscape history. She/he engages with the general public and works closely with volunteers within the museum landscape, with a focus on garden preservation and maintenance processes.  Duties and responsibilities:Maintain the gardens and general landscape at the ...read more
Contact: Erik Wochholz
Phone:(603) 427-9744
Historical Roleplayer: Shapiro House
Category: Hospitality
Status: Seasonal (April – December), Part-Time (hours vary; weekend work required), Hourly (Nonexempt).  Annual training (paid) required. Compensation: $9.00/hour, paid bi-weeklyJob purpose:Portray a member of the historic Russian-Jewish Shapiro household through costumed first-person interpretation. Using Strawbery Banke’s buildings, collections, landscapes and written resources, promote the ...read more
Contact: Jonathan Brown
Phone:(603) 433-1100
Historical Interpreter/Museum Guide
Category: Hospitality
Using Strawbery Banke’s buildings, collections, landscapes and written resources, promote the Museum’s mission to share the ongoing history of a seaport neighborhood, celebrating the lives of ordinary individuals and the value of community by helping museum visitors engage with the past.  Status:  Seasonal (April – December), Part-Time (hours vary; weekend work required), $9/hour (Nonexempt). ...read more
Contact: Jonathan Brown
Phone:(603) 433-1110
Visitor Services Associate
Category: Hospitality
Visitor Services Associates greet visitors from all over the world as they arrive at Strawbery Banke; sell admission tickets, memberships, and merchandise; and provide visitors with the information they need to start their tour of the museum.Status: Seasonal (April – December), Part-Time (hours vary; weekend work required), $9/hour (Nonexempt).  Annual training (paid) required.Duties and ...read more
Contact: Jonathan Brown
Phone:(603) 433-1110
Parking Lot Attendant
Category: Hospitality
Parking Lot Attendants greet visitors from all over the world as they arrive at Strawbery Banke, provide information about the museum and Portsmouth, and provide an engaging welcome to all visitors.Status: Seasonal (May 1 – October 31 with additional hours available for Special Events through mid-December); Part-Time (hours vary; weekend work required); $10/Hour (Nonexempt); Paid Annual ...read more
Contact: Jonathan Brown
Phone:(603) 433-1110