Welcome to the
Ice House Museum

91 Pleasant Street  •  New London, NH

Come and explore Bill Kidder's special collection of automobiles and Americana. The Ice House Museum offers a memorable, hands-on experience for visitors of all ages.

Antique Ford cars, children's ride-on toys, steam whistles, padlocks, washing machines, auto parts, horse-drawn carriages, a town jail, blacksmith shop and tinsmith shops, and the list goes on... We hope you will visit often to see it all.

Model T parked by Ice House sign.

Explore the Museum

Open Hours

May 31 to October 8, 2022

The Ice House doors are open on Tuesdays & Thursdays (9 AM to 4 PM) and Saturdays (9 AM to 2 PM) from May 31 to October 8, 2022.

Please observe health & safety guidelines when touring our buildings.

Admission is free.

Special Events

Join us in 2022 for Opening Day on Tuesday, May 31. Mark your calendar for these other special events during the season... all on site and open to the public.

Cars & Coffee

Saturday mornings
Jun 4 | Aug 13 | Sep 3 | Oct 8 
starting at 9 AM

Attention all car (and coffee) enthusiasts... 

Bring your favorite vehicle, old or new. All are welcome. Enjoy car camaraderie and explore the museum's collections.

A suggested donation of $10 supports the Ice House Museum.

Thursday
June 16
7 to 9 PM

Cracker Barrel

Join us for a casual cracker barrel talk featuring stories of New London characters through the years. Our topic is "New London Characters No Longer With Us." Come and listen, or come and share a story or two!

Check our Facebook page or Kearsarge Shopper for details.

Saturday
July 16
9 AM to 1 PM

Old Ford Day

Join us for our annual Old Ford Day at the Ice House. Stop by with your own special Model T or Model A. Pitch in to learn how to complete a specific repair or maintenance  on one of our cars. Share experiences and advice unique to these wonderful old cars. 

Free rides!

Saturday
September 24
9 AM to 1 PM

Antique Tractors
& One-Lungers

We’ll be pulling out one-lunger engines and have some antique tractors running around the Ice House. Come and learn how to keep these old machines running. If you have one, bring it over and join our mutual admiration society!

Contact us

The Ice House Museum is located at 91 Pleasant Street in New London, NH. Our mailing address is:

WFK Ice House Foundation
P.O. Box 299
New London, NH 03257

 

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