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A Preserve Rhode Island property

Experience Lippitt House
A National Historic Landmark, Lippitt House has one of the best preserved interiors in America, allowing visitors to experience exceptional Victorian design and American craftsmanship. Following the Lippitt family’s example of public service, the museum’s cultural programming promotes civic engagement, the arts, and history of Providence. 

Museum Hours

May – October

Fridays 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. 

Guided tours start on the hour at 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m.

May – October

3rd Saturdays 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Guided tours start on the hour at 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m.

Guided tours last 45 minutes.

Can't visit during museum hours? Request a Tour
Guided tours may be scheduled throughout the year, based on staff availability.  Please request your tour as far in advance as possible (48 hours minimum is recommended).  Additional fee applies.  To request a tour please email the museum.


$10     Adults
$5       Students (with valid I.D.)
Free    Children 12 and under

Free    EBT Cardholder (up to four individuals per EBT card)
$8        Per Person for groups of ten (10) or more

            (advance group tour reservation required)
Ways to Visit
Guided Tours
Self-Guided Tours*


The interactive tours highlight the museum’s art and architecture and provides a window into Providence’s Golden Age through stories of the Lippitt family and the domestic servants who lived and worked at Lippitt House.

*Available in Spanish and ASL

Group Tours

Tours of ten or more must be scheduled at least 10 business days in advance.  To request a  group tour please email the Museum.

Attend a Program

View the calendar of programs and events

Why Lippitt House Matters

Video by Stray Creatives

Location, Parking & Pubic 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).


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.

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.

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