Historical Walking Tours of Providence
About Rhode Island Historical Society Walking Tours
Visit the places where history happened through our dynamic and compelling historical walking tours. Our trained guides will lead you through the streets of history supplemented with primary documents and images. Our regular tour season runs from June through October. Most tours run for 90 minutes, and though mainly in Providence, we have been known to explore other locations throughout the state.
See below for details and pricing of our signature tour, Benefit Street: A Mile of History, offered throughout the tour season, and our highly acclaimed special event tours.
Organizing a group visit to Providence or have family in from out of town? The Rhode Island Historical Society offers private bookings for groups large and small.
For available tours, our small group (1-6 people) fee is $60 flat rate. For groups that include 7 or more people, $12 per person. For specialized tours, higher rates will apply.
Please call Jennifer Wilson at (401) 331-8575 x360 to arrange for your private booking.
Our Walking Tours
Each year in August and March, the Rhode Island Historical Society marks the anniversary of the birth and death of H.P. Lovecraft with a tour that situates the... More