As of Saturday, March 14 the John Brown House Museum, Museum of Work & Culture, Aldrich House, and Mary Elizabeth Robinson Research Center will be temporarily closed until further notice. All programs and events have been moved to virtual formats, postponed, or canceled. Please see our events calendar for updates. Thank you for your understanding.

#GivingTuesday Gives You the Opportunity to Help the RIHS!

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We realize that ours is not the first holiday appeal you’ve received today, but we believe it to be among the most important.

How can a history+ heritage nonprofit say that? And why are we asking for your help on #GivingTuesday? 

Because we at the Rhode Island Historical Society increase the state’s quality of life, attract visitors to the area, and give residents a stronger spirt of place through our museums, events, and programs.

Because our Mary Elizabeth Robinson Research Center houses one of the most formidable collections in New England, and our outstanding librarians and archivists help graduate students, genealogical detectives, authors, archaeologists, architects, anthropologists, and, yes, historians, week in and week out.

And, most importantly, because this:

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 This is an impact we couldn’t make without you. Please consider donating to the RIHS fund today!

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