A man taking care of a turtle at The Centennial Hotel


Model rocket at Shepard Discovery Center at Centennial Hotel

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center has an amazing collection of innovative, interactive exhibits to explore. Delve into the worlds of astronomy, aviation, Earth and space sciences and become immersed in this entertaining learning environment.


A Lego Bridge in See Science Center at The Centennial Hotel

See Science Center

This hands-on science center has nearly 100 exhibits where children and adults can do actual science experiments. Activities include the Science of Ice Hockey; Reptile Mountain, and Moonwalk.


A woman feels relax on a forest near The Centennial Hotel

Society for the Protection of NH Conservation Center

The Society is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to land protection, environmental education, and forest management. Bring a picnic and hike along the Merrimack River on 90 acres of nature trails, or enjoy exhibits in its award-winning passive solar building.


Close-up on a owl at The Centennial Hotel

Audubon Society of NH

Organized in 1914, the independent society conducts wildlife research and monitoring, undertakes sanctuary management, and promotes environmental advocacy. Trails are open to the public.