Attractions

Top Choice Arts Center in Peterborough

MacDowell Colony

This century-old art colony draws more than 250 poets, composers, writers, architects and playwrights to the Peterborough area each year. Playwright Thornton Wilder wrote Our Town, a play openly inspired by Peterbor…
State Park in Peterborough

Miller State Park

New Hampshire's oldest state park, Miller revolves around Pack Monadnock, a 2290ft peak not to be confused with its better-known neighbor, Mt Monadnock. The park has three easy-to-moderate paths to the summit; you c…
Museum in Peterborough

Mariposa Museum

This museum, which exhibits folk art and folklore from around the world, implores visitors to 'please touch.' It's a wonderful place for kids, who are invited to dive into the collections to try on costumes, experim…
Gallery in Peterborough

Sharon Arts Center

This arts center consists of two parts: a fine-art exhibition space with a rotating array of paintings and crafts by some of the region's many artists, and a gallery-shop selling art, jewelry and pottery made by loc…