Plan Your Visit

Hours & Admission

Open daily May 1st through October 31st
Monday—Saturday: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. (last ticket sold at 3 p.m.)
Sunday: Noon–4 p.m. (last ticket sold at 3 p.m.)

Closed to the public November through April. Group visits by appointment.

  • Members: Free
  • Adults: $14
  • Military and Seniors: $11
  • Students (Ages 5-17): $8
  • Children (4 and under): Free
  • Family (2 adults/seniors + 3 students): $40
  • Group and school rates (k-12) are available (see below)

Group Rates

Group Rates
We offer a special rate for groups of 20 or more. The group rate is $13 per person and must be scheduled in advance.

School Groups (k-12)
The rate for school groups is $5.00 per student. Groups must be scheduled in advance.

Please call (603) 569-1212 to schedule a group or school visit.

Education Program
We have designed a curriculum for the Museum that connects to the K-12 Social Studies New Hampshire Curriculum Framework. Learn more and view the curriculum here.

Arnold and Carol Haynes Library

Since 2009, the Wright Museum’s Arnold and Carol Haynes Research Library has been available to students and researchers year-round by advance arrangement. The museum’s staff is flexible and will strive to accommodate patrons’ schedules – whether they be middle schoolers accompanied by an adult, post-doctoral researchers, or any history buff wanting to learn more about WWII history.

Some of the materials available in the main reading room include:

  • WWII unit histories
  • Eyewitness accounts
  • Scholarly monographs written by academic historians
  • WWII-era home front magazines, including a full set of LIFE from 1939-1945
  • WWII publications from the front lines, such as Stars and Stripes and Yank
  • Publications of the Office of War Information, Department of War, and other federal, state, and local agencies


There is a $10/day user fee, which is waived for museum members and students.
To arrange a visit, please call (603) 569-1212.

 
 

Frequently Asked Questions

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Accessibility: Yes, the museum is handicap accessible. The museum also has wheelchairs available if needed.

The museum has ample parking on site. We are also within walking distance of various municipal lots and downtown Wolfeboro via the Russell C. Chase Bridge Falls Path.

Yes, the museum offers $1.00 off of the Adult Admission price (please present your AAA card).

Yes. If there are instances where special exhibits may not be appropriate for younger viewers, this will be noted in the Museum.

Food and beverages are not allowed in the museum.

We do not have a restaurant on site, but there are numerous restaurants within walking distance of the museum.

Admission sales end one hour before museum closes for the day.

Generally speaking it takes 1.5 – 2 hours to tour the museum. The museum is a self-guided experience, but our staff and docents are always happy to provide assistance and answer any questions.

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The Museum offers special traveling or temporary exhibits each summer season. Visit our Exhibits page to learn more.

Yes. For groups of 20 or more the rate is $13.00 per person. Groups must be scheduled in advance. Please call (603) 569-1212 to schedule a group trip.  

Yes. For school groups the rate is $5.00 per student. Groups must be scheduled in advance. Please call (603) 569-1212 to schedule a school group. Learn about our Education Program here.

Photography without flash is generally permitted throughout the museum. However, certain traveling exhibitions may prohibit photography – in this case, notices will be posted in the applicable gallery.

We cannot allow visitors to get in or on the vehicles. We also ask that you refrain from touching any items that are on display.

Not all the tanks in our collection are always displayed, but there is usually at least one tank on view.

Visit the Museum Store

Be sure to stop in the Museum Store when you visit the Wright Museum. We have clothing, drinkware, games, toys, and souvenirs to remember your experience!

Directions & Parking

Click on the map to get directions. The Museum has parking available on site. 

Museum Map

Click on the map image below for a downloadable pdf version. 

The Wolfeboro Area

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