- Published: 25 February 2015
2016 CALENDAR OF EVENTS*
This behind-the-scenes focus tour explores the architectural evolution of the c.1716 house from first period features to later-18th and 19th century alterations and 20th-century restoration. $15 per person. Please call ahead to reserve your spot at (603) 436-5909.
Evolution of Museum Interpretation of the Warner House, 5:30 p.m.
Martha Pinello, Louise Richardson and Sandra Rux, three Warner House Board of Directors, will discuss how the Warner House has changed since it became a museum in 1932. This lecture is part of the Piscataqua Decorative Arts Society (PDAS) and takes place at the Tyco Center at Strawbery Banke Museum. The lecture is free for Society members and $10 for non-members. For additional information on PDAS, click here.
Opened to the public in 1932 as a house museum, the c.1716 Warner House celebrates 300 years in 2016 season. Daily tours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open Wednesday - Monday, closed Tuesdays.
JUNE 11, 2016
Costumed Tea with the Royal Scottish Country Dance, 12 - 3 p.m.
Olde Home Day, 12 - 3 p.m.
Celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Warner House with a reunion of family and friends at the original Portsmouth brick house. Tour the house and activities for the family! Music by "Penhallow" at 1 p.m. in the garden. Food, family and fun.
Downton Tea in Downtown Portsmouth. 2 - 4 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Learn the Warner House connection to the popular television show Downton Abbey. Participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite characters for tea, light refreshments and other activities in the delightful garden of the English-styled Warner House. Prizes for best costume and trivia.
Celtic Festival, 12 - 4 p.m.
A musical event celebrating the Celtic heritage of Scots-Irish Capt. Archibald Macpheadris, the first owner of the Warner House.
Twilight Tour, Time TBD
Daily tours of the Warner House end today.
Autumn tours of the Warner House
DECEMBER 3, 2016
Holidays at the Warner House, 12 - 3 p.m.
Celebrate a Warner Holiday and learn about how the family experienced the holiday season.