The World War II–era tank bursting out of the brick facade of the ambitious Wright Museum of American Enterprise (77 Center St., 603/569-1212, www.wrightmuseum.org , 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Mon.–Sat. and noon–4 p.m. Sun. May–Oct.; noon–4 p.m. Sun. and by appointment Feb.–Apr., $6 adults, $5 seniors and veterans, $3 students, free children under 8) offers a clue about what’s inside: exhibits relating to each and every aspect of the years from 1939 to 1945, coeval with the war.
In addition to military history, the Wright Museum of American Enterprise looks at the amazing innovations in technology on the home front.