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Guided Museum Tours
May through October

$10 Adults, $5 Students, 12 & under FREE
SNAP/EBT Cardholders FREE

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Join a guided tour through the elaborately decorated rooms of Lippitt House and explore how Providence’s history shaped the Rhode Island of today. 


Staff share stories focusing on the people who lived and worked in the house in the 19th century, illustrating ideas about industry, immigration, design, and civic engagement.  


  • First Thursday evening of each month at 5:00 PM & 6:00 PM 

  • Fridays at 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM 

  • Select Saturdays at 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM 


Capacity is limited and advance reservations are recommended.

Hunter Music Series: Concerts in the Garden
Sundays in August

$10 Adults, $5 Students, 12 & under FREE
SNAP/EBT Cardholders FREE


Summer calls for great music that brings the fun! Join us in the in the lovely Lippitt House garden for musical delights on a Sunday afternoon. Bring a blanket or chairs and settle in by the historic fountain to immerse yourself in musical rhythms in a beautiful setting.

The Hunter Music Series is an annual tradition that aims to highlight the talent of local musicians and bring neighbors together. Don't miss this year's lineup!

Note: this event happens rain or shine. In case of weather, performance will be moved indoors.

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Sunday, August 18, 2024
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Infusion Evolution is known for their Afro-Cuban, Latin Jazz, rock and R&B fusion originals. The Winner of the 2024 Motif Music Awards Favorite Latine Act, Infusion Evolution is made up of David Upegui on vocals and horns, Todd Andreozzi on guitar, Kurt Rowlinson on bass and vocals, and Jorge Ochoa on percussion.

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Sunday, August 25, 2024
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Zikina weaves musical styles together in their own version of Ugandan jazz fusion. This talented band features Uganda native Gideon Ampeire playing the enanga (zither), adungu (harp), and kalimba (thumb piano), Mike Cardozo on guitar and percussion, Roston Kirk on bass, and Kurt Eisele-Dyrli on drums.

Tickets purchased for museum events are non-refundable. 


Rosé Garden Party

Sunday, June 23, 2024
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
$85/person, $315/admission for 4


The Rosé Garden Party is a great way to kick off the summer season in style! Held on the grounds and inside the 1865 Lippitt House on Providence’s East Side, this annual party is a vintage-inspired event with live music, yard games including croquet, light bites, and a variety of rosé wines.


A fun summer afternoon in the lusciously landscaped garden, every guest receives a Lippitt House Museum wine glass to take home after the party as a memento.

Proceeds from the Rosé Garden Party support Lippitt House Museum programs throughout the year.


Two Men Who Made Their Future: Virginia & Rhode Island After the Civil War
Thursday, February 22, 2024

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An illustrated, virtual talk presented by Lippitt House Museum Director Carrie Taylor and Katherine Garrett-Cox, Curator and Director of Historical Resources and Collections at Maymont in Richmond, VA.


During a time of increased manufacturing and investment opportunities in both the North and South, Providence, Rhode Island’s Charles Lippitt and Richmond, Virginia’s James Dooley built their families’ wealth while increasing their influence. How did the power Lippitt and Dooley gained through business impact their local communities, families, and homes?

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