Franconia Heritage Museum & Iron Furnace Interpretive Center


May 22. 2013 5:02PM

 







553 Main Street
PO Box 169
Franconia, NH 03580
Ph: 603-823-5000


The Franconia Heritage Museum is in an 1880 Victorian House, with exhibits in 10 rooms, a barn and a large connecting shed.

There are more than 7,000 items in their collection. Also part of the museum is the Iron Furnace Interpretive Center, a self-guided facility one mile from the museum. The Franconia Iron Furnace is New Hampshire's sole surviving example of a post Revolutionary furnace for smelting local iron ore. The industry flourished during the first during the first half of the 19th century. It produced pig and bar iron for farm tools and cast iron ware, including the famous "Franconia Stoves."

Website: www.franconianh.org
Email: heritagemuseum@myfairpoint.net
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