Rhode Island’s history is the story of all the people who have lived here. We welcome you to explore this fascinating history by visiting our 2 museums, research center, joining our walking tours and participating in our programs and events.
The John Brown House Museum
More than a house, it is a space to explore Rhode Island's history.
Today's HoursClosed today
Museum of Work & Culture
The Museum of Work & Culture presents the compelling story of immigrants who sought a better life in the mill towns along the Blackstone River.
Today's Hours9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Mary Elizabeth Robinson Research Center
The Robinson Research Center is the place where the public may use the collections.
Today's Hours1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
The Aldrich House serves as headquarters of the RIHS and is a unique and elegant setting for receptions and special events.