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South County Museum

#12 of 27 things to do in Narragansett Features Animals
115 Strathmore St, Narragansett, RI 02882-3351
+1 401-783-5400
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Great Little Place!

This is a great little place to visit. It almost reminds me of Sturbridge Village in a way. There... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Brk07Dwn
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New Haven, Connecticut
Absolutely Loved this place....

Such a wonderful museum, don't know why it wasn't more packed with people as we and one other... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cathy F
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Located on Narragansett, it has exhibits on Rhode Island history.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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115 Strathmore St, Narragansett, RI 02882-3351
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great little place to visit. It almost reminds me of Sturbridge Village in a way. There are a number of buildings to walk through, including a Narragansett history, blacksmith and carpenter shops. Also on the grounds is a really nice herb garden...More

Thank Brk07Dwn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a wonderful museum, don't know why it wasn't more packed with people as we and one other family was there! It was awesome! It's so cool to have the whole museum to yourself and the beautiful grounds, animals, baby rhode island reds, sheep and...More

Thank Cathy F
Reviewed 13 July 2017

My wife and I went here to get a taste of Rhode Island history and culture, and they provided well. The staff is friendly and talkative to a fault The various buildings contain a wealth of historical artrifacts including antique cars, horse-drawn coneyances, a blacksmithery...More

Thank TR26
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I love American history and thoroughly enjoyed my visit. With my AAA discount we only paid $10 each for the adults, and I considered it a bargain for how much we learned. The buildings are 'self guided' but knowledgeable caretakers are on hand to answer...More

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 18 May 2017

$12/person is too expensive. Nice property but not much to do. Maybe 5-6 "houses" to go through, (1) was locked Self guided which is nice.

Thank Jon K
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Visit and explore the local history of Narragansett with this amazingly dedicated staff and docents! The workshops (blacksmithing...) are a great way to spend an afternoon

1  Thank cubes1234
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I really enjoyed this museum. So much to learn and see. I super enjoyed talking to Ed in The Print Shop Bldg. It is amazing with all the old presses. I loved it. He told me so much info and he knows a lot. I...More

Thank travelagogo2016
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful museum for kids - lots of hands on exhibits. We went with a 3 year old and 6 year old and they had a wonderful time. They had baby chicks, Rhode Island chickens, and goats. We also saw lots of birds...More

Thank Sandi0615
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Multiple buildings, a range of time periods. Lots of artifacts from the land and the sea, including "petrified" whale bones. What an amazing museum with historical clothing (and Hats, Hats, Hats), arrowheads, fishing nets, washtubs, and SO MUCH more. We were amazed by this place....More

2  Thank nehistory_buffs
Reviewed 16 June 2015

a really nice jewel set in Narragansett,RI which will show you how the area developed over the years, problems with storms,but also how a place can become one of the countries best beach resort areas. A really nice area for all ages with some nice...More

1  Thank Barry N
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