The Outdoor Architectural and Horticulture Museum of Strawberry Banke in Portsmouth, Maine

Strawberry Banke in Portsmouth, Maine is an outdoor museum centered in town and blends Colonial, Federal and Georgian architecture with the present day town surrounding it.

The museum consists of 39 restored buildings, some of which are furnished to reflect the time period of when they were built, where visitors can take a tour through them.

The exhibits show the restoration process and the original materials and tools used in their design.

镇上的一些居民住在这些华丽房屋的上层。

The grounds are open to the public but the museum closes in the evening. The name Strawberry Banke, derives from the fruit that grew on the banks of the Piscataqua River during the 1600s when the neighborhood was first established.

除了探索古老的建筑,博物馆还以巨大的花园和果园为特色,让游客了解从海外带来的许多不同的植物、水果、蔬菜和草药,以及那些自然生长在该地区的植物。此外,博物馆还提供讲习班,教授传统工艺,如编织和园艺。

You are free to walk the grounds of the museum but you can purchase a two day ticket to explore the many exhibitions and shops the museum has to offer.