Americas Stonehenge

Salem, NH

Where are we going?

Americas Stonehenge
105 Haverhill Road
Salem
NH
03079

603 893 8300

What is there to do?

Have you heard of Stonehenge in the UK? If you're thinking about those mysterious stones that are placed in a circle in a field, then you'd be right!

But, did you know that the USA has it's own stonehenge? Yep! And it's called...America's Stonehenge - how fitting!

America's Stonehenge is just as mysterious as the UK version when it comes to who built it. Perhaps it was built by a Native American culture, or perhaps a migrant population from Europe? What they do have an idea about, is that it's definitely man-made, and it could possibly be the OLDEST man-made structure in the entire USA!

That would make it around 4,000 years old! 

They also know that America's Stonehenge was built by ancient people who were well versed in stone construction, as well as astronomy.  They also know that the structure is actually a very accurate astronomical calendar - how amazing is that! In fact, if you tried to read it now, astrologists could determine a specific solar or lunar event.

It's a great place for kids to visit, to really understand about ancient cultures. They also have fun and fascinating events across the year, including gemstone digs for kids, and equinox days.

But did you also know that America's Stonehenge is MORE than just the stones? Yep! Through winter, there are 105 acres of trails where you can enjoy snowshoeing, and the area is home to several friendly alpacas that will come and say hello to you!

History, animals, and snowshoeing - what a great family day out in Salem!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $12

Children: $7.50 (Ages 6-12)

Discount: Seniors $10

Free Under: 5 years

LAST UPDATED 2016

Need a little extra help?

Speak to staff about the accessibility of the attraction and they will be happy to guide you!

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When can we go?

9am - 5pm daily!

Year round. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas

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Any top tips?

Don't miss the 10 minute introductory video, and maps, that are shown at the beginning of the experience. Then the tour is self-guided and you can enjoy it at your leisure!

I’m Hungry!

They have a limited snack bar that consists of candy, soda and trail mix.

Healthy Eating

There are picnic groves where you can enjoy your own lunch, so why not bring a tasty, healthy lunch and enjoy it out in nature!

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