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New Hampshire Day – Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness NH

May 4 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is pleased to host New Hampshire Day on Saturday, May 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last trail admission is in the 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. entry block). New Hampshire residents pay just $5 trail admission (regular admission is $26 for adults, $24 for seniors, and $20 for youth ages 3 to 15.  

New Hampshire Day is a way for the Science Center to give back to the community, educate the public about native New Hampshire wildlife, and attract new families who will help spread the word about its mission to advance understanding of ecology by exploring New Hampshire’s natural world.  

New Hampshire Day is possible due to generous support from Dead River Company and New Hampshire Electric Coop Foundation (NHEC). In addition to its sponsorship, NHEC is also covering New Hampshire Day admission fees for its members. NHEC members must show a copy of their electric bill at admissions. 

All New Hampshire Day tickets are for one-hour entry blocks to help manage traffic and must be purchased in advance at nhnature.org. New Hampshire residents must show proof of residency at admissions. Timed entry tickets allow visitors to check in at any time during the one-hour admission window.  

Visitors for New Hampshire Day will enjoy Up Close to Animals presentations at the Amphitheater at 11:00 a.m. (Barred Owl), 1:00 p.m. (Snapping Turtle), and 3:00 p.m. (Skunk).  

Tickets are available online and required in advance for New Hampshire Day at nhnature.org.

The mission of Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is to advance understanding of ecology by exploring New Hampshire’s natural world. Through spectacular live animal exhibits, natural science education programs, guided Squam Lake Cruises, public gardens, and a nature-based Montessori early learning center, the Science Center has educated audiences of all ages since 1966 about the importance of our natural world. Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is Sensory Inclusive Certified by KultureCity. Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is located on Route 113 in Holderness, an easy drive from exit 24 off I-93, and public trails are open daily from May 1 through November 1 with programming throughout the year. For further information about the Science Center, call 603-968-7194 or visit www.nhnature.org.

23 Science Center Road (Route 113), Holderness NH

Picture: A docent shows off a Barred Owl to visitors on New Hampshire Day.


May 4
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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