Museum of Work & Culture
Museum of Work and Culture
Weekdays: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm (closed Monday)
Saturdays: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sundays: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Museum of Work & Culture, a Division of the Rhode Island Historical Society, tells the stories of the men, women, and children who came to the Blackstone River Valley to find work in the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Tour the Old Jail
Old Washington County Jail
Open Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 1-4 pm
Visit the Old Washington County Jail in Kingston, RI, and tour period jail cells re-constructed in 1858 to replace the site's first jail of 1792.
Tours, History & Fun
Smith-Appleby House Museum
Visit the Smith-Appleby House Museum on Saturdays during the winter and and enjoy historic house tours, demonstrations of Colonial life, and fun activities for families and kids!
Each Saturday, volunteers from the Historical Society of Smithfield will portray Colonial-era characters to host historic house tours, lead family-friendly activities, and present demonstrations of what life was like in Rhode Island around the time of the American Revolution.
Brick Market: Museum of Newport History
Newport Historical Society
Located in the 1762 Brick Market (designed by Peter Harrison) our award-winning Museum is the perfect place to begin a visit to Newport.