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South County Museum

. Description:  Museum building with several additional buildings including a separate transportation collection with a milk wagon, carpentry shop, blacksmith shop, and operating letterpress print shop.  There is a living history farm with cottage, barn and gardens with interpreters in replica clothing present four days a week.
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How to find: 
Address:
Rt 1A

PO Box 709
Strathmore Street
Narragansett RI 02882

Parent Organization:
South County Museum, Inc
Contacts
Phone 401 783-5400
fax 401 783-0506
E-mail info@southcountymuseum.org
URL
South County Museum, Inc
   http://www.southcountymuseum.org/
 
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
May-Jun,  Sep-Oct 12-4       10 - 4 10 - 4
Jul-Aug 12-4     10 - 4 10 - 4 10 - 4 10 - 4
Season Farm open Thurs-Sun 
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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Groups

As of MAR 2008  6-12 $2    $5 $4 20+ $3
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Enter through the visitor center, much of which is set up as typical rooms, then go to other exhibit buildings on the grounds, set up as a carpentry shop, blacksmith shop, and print shop. Thursday-Sunday the living history farm has costumed interpreters to describe everyday life from 1860-1890
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period 1800s Type of Site Building collection, farm
Buildings: Metz Main Exhibit Hall, Blacksmith Shop, Letter Press Print Shop, Carpentry Shop, Blacksmith Forge, Textile Arts Center, Early Transportation Barn, and Outdoor Living History Farm.
Interpreters: Th-Sun at farm Craftspeople:
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Nearby Places to Stay:

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Camping/RV  
Fishermen's Memorial State Park Rte 108, 1011 Point Judith Rd
Narragansett RI  02882
401 789-8374

Bed & Breakfast

 
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Narragansett RI 02882
401 789-7971
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Narragansett RI 02882
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401 792-8234
Ocean Rose Inn 113 Ocean Road
Narragansett RI 02882
401 783-4704
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Narragansett RI 02882
401 783-9546
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401 783-8837
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Narragansett RI 02882
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Wakefield RI 02879
401 783-2090
Halidon Hill Guest House 19 Halidon Avenue
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401 847-8318
1812 House B&B 98 Mill Street
Newport RI 02840
401 847-1188
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Anchor Motel 825 Ocean Road
Narragansett RI 02882
401 792-8550
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Narragansett RI 02882
401 783-6400
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Saunderstown RI 02874
401 783-2516
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401 789-1051
Larchwood Inn 521 Main Street
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401 783-5454
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Narragansett RI 02882
401 789-9341
Scarborough Beach Club 901 Ocean Road
Narragansett RI 02882
401 783-2063
Sea Gull Guest House 50 Narragansett Avenue
Narragansett RI 02882
401 783-4636
Tiffany's at the Pier House 113 Ocean Road
Narragansett RI 02882
401 783-4708
Village Inn - Naragansett Pier 1 Beach Street
Narragansett RI 02882
401 783-6767
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