The Monadnocks and Merrimack Valley Sights

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

  • 2 Institute Dr. Map It
  • Concord
  • Observatory/Planetarium

Published 07/22/2015

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New England's only air-and-space center offers a full day of activities that are mostly focused on the heavens. See yourself in infrared light, learn about lunar spacecraft, examine a replica of the Mercury-Redstone rocket, or experience what it's like to travel in space. You can even try your hand at being a television weather announcer. There's more, including a café and gift shop.

Sight Information


New Hampshire Technical Institute, 2 Institute Dr., Concord, New Hampshire, 03301, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $9
  • Mid-June–Labor Day, Mon.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 11:30–5; Labor Day–mid-June, Thurs.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 11:30–5

Published 07/22/2015


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