Providence

Providence seamlessly blends the old and the new with historic attractions, museums and theaters situated alongside more recent additions like the scenic RiverWalk, outdoor skating center, downtown mall, convention center, hotels and acclaimed restaurants. Wander back in time while strolling down historic Benefit Street or explore Roger Williams Park Zoo with the kids. Tantalize your taste buds on Federal Hill or tour the city from a unique perspective on an authentic Venetian gondola.

John Brown House Museum

The premier 18th-century historic house and museum in the state, presenting important aspects of the social and cultural history of the period when our country was new. The Museum is maintained by the Rhode Island Historical Society. We are currently in our seasonal hours and only open on Saturdays from December 2019 until April 2020. Guided Tours may be at 10:30, 12:00, 1:30, & 3:00 pm on...

Seastreak Ferry

Experience the majesty of Narragansett Bay on your way to the charming New England enclaves of Newport, and Bristol, R.I. Whether traveling from Providence, Boston, or points north or south, skip the traffic and parking on your way to explore the distinctive shops, renowned restaurants, diverse accommodations, world-class events, and miles of unspoiled beaches and scenic trails. Our ferry...

Providence Athenaeum

The Providence Athenæum is an independent, member-supported library and cultural center located on Providence’s historic Benefit Street. Over its nearly 200 years of existence, the library has welcomed illustrious writers, spirited thinkers, and energetic community members through its doors to engage in reading, conversation, and debate. At its heart, the Athenæum encourages a love of reading...