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Take a tour of the 1707 home of Declaration-signer Stephen Hopkins, his family and their slaves, eight rooms full of antiques, Hopkins heirlooms and 18th century atmosphere. Learn about Rhode Island's own Founding Father and his house, the city's...more
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15 Hopkins St, Corner of Benefit & George Sts., Providence, RI 02903
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history that was made in this house can not be mesured. A Governor of Rhode Island ten times,a man who signed the Decloration of Independence,a home in which Pres.G.Washington came to visit twice. This is American history and where some of it was made. The...More
We were blown away by this amazing small and free museum in Providence. Our guide, Lizzie, was amazing and offered so much insight into the fascinating history of Stephen Hopkins and his family. The house itself is so unique and has been restored beautifully, and...More
I just moved into the area and finally got to spend a day touring historical sites. This place is well-worth the time. Fantastic tour guide, and the info provided a valuable insight into Rhode Island's history. Though honestly, after seeing a few places, I'm pretty...More
have gone past this house museum many times on Benefit street.Tiny house looks bigger inside, Martha, our guide, gave a great informative tour and showed us the room Washington slept in. Good glimpse of early Rhode Island
This historical house was open during a Water Fire event. We toured the house with an informative docent, who was able to answer all of our questions. The house is well maintained,and provides a fascinating insight into mid 1700's living. Informative and enjoyable. The adjacent...More
I brought my parents from out of town to learn about some Rhode Island history. Our tour guide Alex was very interesting and knowledgeable about the entirety of the house. We will certainly be back and we are amazed of how much history is packed...More
I have to say that our guide for the tour, David, was fantastic. His enthusiasm was infectious and he was so passionate about sharing his knowledge about the house. You should really go just to spend an hour in his company.
Went with my mom and sister as part of our mother/daughter weekend. Our tour guide, Alex, was super knowledgeable and we spent most of the tour geeking out about history together. My mom, a nice history nerd, had a BLAST.
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My family of five recently stopped off to visit this gem on a road trip. We had been to New York and Boston and had seen many sights! On the way back we stopped here and are so very glad we did. I sent messages...More
Date of experience: October 2018
shh1707, Manager at The Stephen Hopkins House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018
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