School Group Tours

The John Brown House Museum: One House, A Thousand Stories

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Visit the museum with your students and open a door to Rhode Island’s extraordinary history! See the 18th century world of the Brown family come alive as you walk through the many rooms of their impressive home.

School tours discuss life in early America, Rhode Island’s role in the American Revolution, in the Triangle Trade, and in the China Trade. Tours are lead by well trained docents and can be modified to fit the needs of your class.

 

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For more information or to schedule a tour, contact Jennifer Davis, Museum Manager, at (401) 331-8575 x 362 or jdavis@rihs.org. Bring your lesson plans to life at the John Brown House Museum!


Topics that can be covered during your visit to the John Brown House Museum include:
  • The American Revolutionary War
  • The Triangle Trade
  • Neoclassical Architecture
  • The China Trade
  • Rhode Island Transportation History
  • 18th Century Decor and Decorative Objects
  • George Washington in Rhode Island
  • And More!

School tours of the John Brown House Museum tours are often paired with a Walking Tour through the streets of Providence. Please visit our Walking Tour page, HERE, for more information.

For more information or to schedule a tour, contact Jennifer Davis, Museum Manager, at (401) 331-8575 x362 or jdavis@rihs.org.

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The Goff Center is proud to collaborate with other distinguished Providence institutions including the Providence Preservation Society, Governor Stephen Hopkins House, The First Baptist Church in America, and the Providence Athenaeum.