HERITAGE & TOURS
June 16, 2013
Come tour the bee hives at Prescott Farm with beekeeper Jeff Mello of Aquidneck Honey. Learn about the art and science of beekeeping. Enjoy tasty samples of this local honey along with homemade johnnycakes. Reservations required....More
June 15-June 29, 2013
Get extra creative this garden season and plant a beautiful container garden. You will really impress your friends by telling them that you not only planted it, but created the ...More
May 9-June 30, 2013
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, Ships of Bondage and the Fight for Freedom examines the global networks involved in the African slave trade. This ...More
July 5-July 7, 2013
BMM 2013 is an endeavor to connect the best in the western and the eastern world, and to bring forth the inter-connections between art, education, and business. It is the tradition ...More
August 22-August 25, 2013
A conference and festival celebrating the life and works of H.P. Lovecraft and his native city...More
September 20-September 22, 2013
An exciting event for foodies who love travel and travelers who love food. Do you plan your vacations around where you want to eat? Come discover new places to go throughout New ...More
October 12-October 13, 2013
Oktoberfest on the Newport waterfront—our official sendoff to summer, and salute to the arrival of autumn. Join us for our annual reunion of friends and family enjoying the ...More
May 3-October 25, 2013
Experience the grandeur of Lippitt House, a remarkably intact high style Victorian house, completed in 1865. Built by Henry and Mary Ann Lippitt for their family, it was occupied by ...More
|Museum Of Work & Culture|
The Museum of Work & Culture is a true community museum, managed by the Rhode Island Historical Society, supported by volunteers, the city of Woonsocket, and the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Commission. It exhibits the culture of the French-Canadian residents of the area, the broad story of the other ethnic communities of the Valley, and the role that work and organized labor played in the shaping of these Rhode Islanders’ lives. The museum...
|Rhode Island Historical Society||02/10/12-|
|Museum of Natural History |
The Museum of Natural History is Rhode Island's only natural history museum and is home to the state's only public planetarium. For more than a century the Museum has served as a unique educational, scientific and cultural resource by offering exciting exhibitions, workshops and presentations that provide ways for children and families to learn about our world and its people.
The Museum houses collections containing over one quarter million objects pertaining to natural and cultural...
|Museum of Natural History & Planetarium||02/10/12-|
|Tour The Steel Yard|
COME VISIT THE YARD...
Free public tours meet every Wednesday at noon in our office at 27 Sims Ave. We are located on the first floor of the brick building halfway down the street on the left.
They are a great way to find out more about our programs and facilities. The tours are given by a different staff member each week, and last between half to a full hour.
Please contact our office in advance for group tours.
|The Steel Yard||02/29/12-|
|Roger Williams Park Botanical Center|
The Botanical Center at Roger Williams Park is the largest public indoor display gardens in New England, encompassing approximately 12,000 square feet of indoor gardens.
The City of Providence began plans for the Botanical Center in 2000. The Center opened its doors in March 2007 and was voted "Best Urban Oasis" in its first year by the Editor's Poll in Rhode Island Monthly magazine. It is the largest public indoor-display gardens in New England, encompassing approximately...
|Providence Public Library Special Collections Tour|
Looking for a fun opportunity to learn a bit about some of the Library's unique treasures? Join our Special Collections Librarian Jordan Goffin for an introductory tour of PPL's Special Collections. Tours will be offered weekly on Fridays at 3:00 pm. No need for an appointment. Simply come to the Special Collections department on the third floor.
|Providence Public Library||01/06/12-|
|Greenvale Vineyards Tour & Tasting|
Includes 7 different wines and the wine glass
|Newport Gallery Night|
The Newport Gallery Organization is comprised of 25 members who offer original works from local artists as well as from artisans around the world. Contemporary, historic, traditional and avant-garde peices may be purchased sales tax free throughout Newport.
Newport Gallery Night, sponsored by the Gallery Organization is held the second Thursday of every month from 5 until 8 in the evening at the galleries. The map and brochure, created by members of the Organization, can be used...
|Newport Art Galleries||09/08/10-|
|Museum & Shop at Brick Market|
The Museum provides the whole family with an engaging introduction to the area’s rich history, architecture, and the stories of the people who have made Newport one of America’s most important historic cities.
|Newport Historical Society||01/02/12-|
|Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour|
Hear stories of revolution, struggles for religious liberty and remarkable entrepreneurship among Newport's diverse people.
|Newport Historical Society||04/01/12-|
|Newport Vineyards Tour|
Newport Vineyards is the largest grower of wine grapes in New England and is recognized as a landmark attraction in Newport County and continues the tradition of growing quality wines on preserved farmland.
|Visit Arnold House|
Arnold House is a rare surviving example of a stone-ender, a once-common building type featuring a massive chimney end wall. Built by Eleazer Arnold in 1693, the house features stone work that reflects the origins and skills of the settlers who emigrated from the western part of England.
Arnold, a landowner with a wife and ten children, secured a license for a “Publick House.” Tavern customers were probably served in the great room or hall of the house. The structure has...
|Tomaquag Indian Memorial Museum|
Our exhibits focus on Southern New England highlighting the Narragansett Tribe. Learn about the amazing life of a real Rhode Island hero, the prominent marathon runner and Olympic athlete Ellison "Tarzan" Brown, who was first and foremost a Narragansett.
Explore Narragansett history through The Pursuit of Happiness: An Indigenous View which reflects on the denial of our rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. The exhibit focuses on Education, Spirituality,...
|Tomaquag Indian Memorial Museum||07/24/12-|
|Linden Place Tours|
Linden Place mansion built in 1810 by the seafaring General George DeWolf, is open for visitors from May 2nd until October 11th, during the month of December, or by appointment.
Guided tours of the estate, featured in the film The Great Gatsby with Robert Redford and Mia Farrow, will be given May through Columbus Day, Thursday - Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and occasional Sundays. Tours by appointment are available November through April by calling 401-253-0390.