John Brown House Museum


The premier 18th-century house and museum in the state, the John Brown House Museum presents important aspects of the social and cultural history of the period when our country was new.

April 1 – November 30

Tuesday through Friday: Open 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Guided Tours at 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • Audio Tours from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

providence blue starSaturdays Open 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Guided Tours at 10:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • Audio Tours from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

New for Summer of 2015: The John Brown House Museum is open select Sundays, 1 to 4pm, with Benefit Street walking tours starting at noon – June 14, July 19, August 16, September 20, and October 25!

The Museum will be closed in preparation for What Cheer Day 2015 all day on Friday, October 23 and from 10-1 on Saturday, October 24.

Closed in observance of  the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day , Victory Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve. 

Group Tours

Interested in bringing your group or classroom to the John Brown House?  Schedule a tour with Jennifer Wilson, Visitor Experience and Logistics Manager (; 401.273.7507 x360).

  • Adults: $10
  • Seniors & Students: $8
  • Children 7-17: $6
  • RIHS Members: FREE

Address & Parking Info

52 Power Street
Providence, RI 02906

Free Museum parking is available in a lot off of Charlesfield Street, which runs parallel to Power Street on the other side of the property. The entrance to the lot is not far from the corner of Charlesfield and Benefit Streets.

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