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

Thursday October 26, 6:30 PM

Rye Public Library

"Legends and Lore of Star Island"
​Evidence from Ghost Hunter group, Paranormal Reactions

​Evidence from Ghost Hunter group, Paranormal ReactionsLegends and Lore of Star Island

​Evidence from Ghost Hunter group, Paranormal Reactions


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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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

The Rye Town Museum houses a vast collection of items. Come visit us!

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to access Rye, NH historical records, images, and research materials.

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Please Note:

The RHS Musuem will be OPEN

Wednesdays 3-5 pm

Saturdays 10  - Noon during the month of October

​(Always OPEN by request)