Rye Historical Society
​and town museum

The Rye Town Museum houses a vast collection of items. Open Saturdays 10-12 or by appointment. Come visit us!

We invite anyone who is interested in preserving Rye history to join the society.

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​​​Upcoming Events

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Our new hand-crafted Rye mugs are now available at the museum in three colors: $30 each

Sunday, December 8, 1 PM

Rye Winter Parade

Starts at Webster on Washington Rd.

RHS's one-horse sleigh will be dancing through the ages!

Wednesday, December 11, 3-6 PM

RHS Holiday Open House

@ RHS Town Museum

Come toast the season and take home an historic treat for your kitchen.

Download our new Walking Tour app and take your audio-guided tour of the "Rye Beach Walk." Find out more!

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The Rye Historical Society is a 501(c)3 nonprofit.

we rely on support from the community to further our mission.

Contact us: info@ryenhhistoricalsociety.org

Our extensive image collection is available for viewing both online and in our museum.

Through special exhibits and regular programs and museum hours, the society aims to engage people in the vital aspects of Rye's history so that current issues may be better understood and future plans respect the natural and human history of the town.
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