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.
Stamp Act Protest Reenactment
Commemorate one of the first major events that led to the American Revolution -- the 1765 Stamp Act protests -- with a team of living history re-enactors! All activities take place in Washington Square at the heart of Newport’s Old Quarter.
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.
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.