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Blackstone Valley's museums and galleries offer a rich cultural history of RI

Museum of Work and Culture

42 South Main Street Woonsocket, RI Phone: 401-769-9675

The Museum of Work and Culture thells the stories of the men, women, and children who came to find a better life in Rhode Island’s mill towns in the late 19th and 20th centuries. The Museum offers visitors an educational experience; exhibits include a farmhouse, mill floor, triple decker, parochial school classroom, and union meeting hall. The museum is fully wheelchair accessible. In 2015 the Museum was named “Best Overlooked Museum” in New England by Yankee Magazine.
Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday,1-4 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $8; seniors or students, $6; children under age 10, free.
Information: www.rihs.org/museums/museum-of-work-and-culture/