PLAN YOUR VISIT TO LIPPITT HOUSE MUSEUM

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A Preserve Rhode Island property

Experience Lippitt House
A National Historic Landmark, Providence’s Lippitt House has one of the best-preserved Victorian-era interiors in America. Tours take guests through the elaborately decorated rooms of Lippitt House exploring how Providence’s history shaped the Rhode Island of today. Staff share stories focusing on the people who lived and worked in the house illustrating ideas about industry, immigration, design, and civic engagement, illuminating Providence’s rich cultural heritage.

In Person Tours of Lippitt House

 

Staff-led guided tours of Lippitt House are offered on Fridays and select Saturdays. Capacity is limited and advance reservations are required.

Admission Pricing - Adults: $10; Students: $5; Children: 0-12 FREE; EBT Card Holders: FREE 

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Mask Policy

 

To protect the health and respect safety concerns of our visitors, staff will wear masks while on Museum property. Per Rhode Island and CDC guidelines, masks are required for visitors who are not fully vaccinated.  COVID transmission rates in RI are considered at SUBSTANTIAL levels by the CDC and vaccinated visitors are strongly encouraged to wear masks while inside the Museum. Thank you for your cooperation in keeping our community healthy.

Virtual Tours of Lippitt House

 

Micro Tours

Take a virtual tour of Lippitt House Museum.  See the furnished rooms and learn what life was like for the Lippitt family and the servants who lived and worked in the house in the 19th century, through a series of short videos.

American Sign Language (ASL) Tours

The ASL series of tour videos makes Lippitt House Museum accessible to ASL speakers. These tours offer the same quality and complexity as the museum’s traditional docent-led tours.

Accessibility

Lippitt House Museum’s main floor is accessible via an electronic lift. Lift operation and museum entrance requires staff assistance. Please call the museum at (401) 453-0688 in advance for parking/drop-off instructions.

For American Sign Language speakers, ASL video tours are available via personal devices or by borrowing a museum tablet during tour hours.

Video by Stray Creatives

The handicap accessible lift was made possible by a State Cultural Facilities Grant awarded by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and private donations.

Location, Parking & Public Transportation

 

Location: Providence’s historic East Side at

199 Hope Street, Providence, Rhode Island, 02906.

 

Parking: Nearby street parking

 

Public Transportation: For the nearest public transportation stops, please consult routes and schedules with the Rhode Island Public Transportation Authority (RIPTA).

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