We need you to help us preserve the history and heritage
of Lake Winnipesaukee. Your support helps us operate our
year round museum, provide educational programs to the
community, and act as a resource for the rich history of
the area. There are many ways you can help.
Make a Financial Donation.
The Lake Winnipesaukee
Historical Society is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, and
we depend on donations and fundraising activities to continue
our operations. Your donation is tax-deductible to the extent
allowable by law. Contributions made on this web site are
processed through SSL secure servers, so you may donate with
Donate Your Time.
Many volunteer opportunities are available to help us
continue our mission. Whether it is acting as a greeter
or tour guide at the museum, assisting at the Winnipesaukee
Wednesday lecture series, organizing historical research,
updating the computer database, or helping out at our Bingo
games, you can become an invaluable part of the LWHS team.
Examples of donations include photographs, medals,
posters, memorabilia, and any items relative to Lake Winnipesaukee.
Artifacts may be donated to the museum by temporary loan
or permanent donation. Temporary Loan: The artifact remains
the property of the donor and is loaned to the museum for
a short period of time. Permanent donation: The artifact
is donated to and becomes the property of the historical
Become a Member.
Join the growing ranks of the Lake Winnipesaukee
Historical Society. Free incentives and several benefits.
Go to our Membership Section
Visit the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum.
society’s collections of historical photographs,
maps, memorabilia and artifacts feature life on the lake
including boating, water skiing, summer camps, grand hotels,
cabin colonies, etc. Open all year. Free admission. Learn
more about our museum
Shop the Museum Store.
Historical maps, lake charts, books, prints and
more can be purchased at the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum
or our online Museum Store. Cash, check or credit card
accepted. Shop now at our online store
Attend an Event.
We host many special events throughout the year
and welcome you to attend.