How to Have the Best Summer in History …

1. Sign up for our e-newsletter, arriving weekly with event updates and opportunities to get involved.

2. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for old photos, fascinating primary sources, contests, and fun (arti)facts from Rhode Island’s four centuries’ worth of history.

3. Check out our world-famous walking tours, not to mention tours at the Museum of Work & Culture and John Brown House Museum.

4. Load up your lawn chairs and coolers for Concerts Under the Elms, happening every Thursday from June 21 through August 2 on Providence’s spectacular East Side.

5. Duck out of the heat and stay cool while studying at our Mary Elizabeth Robinson Research Center. Fifth-grader? Grad student? Faculty? Family historian? Our librarians have you covered.