Welcome to the South County Museum
Come to the South County Museum, where Rhode Island’s coastal legacy has been celebrated for 80-plus years.
Here you can explore the rich historical heritage of rural and coastal life. Our beautiful seven-acre campus is
set in a 174-acre town park that was the 19th-century estate of Rhode Island’s Civil War-era governor and postwar
senator, William Sprague.
Explore history in the one-room schoolhouse, carriage barn and print shop. Watchartisans at work in the blacksmith shop and print shop. Wander through theCanonchet Estate stable ruins, visit the Rhode Island Red heritage flock and our other farm animals. Our grounds feature heirloom flower and herb gardens, andwe are bounded by woods, meadows and salt marshes accessible on marked walking trails.
At right, in memory of Janice Causey, artist, teacher, surfer and friend of SCM, who planted this linden tree on the Museum campus in 2004.
We Offer Gift Certificates
> Blacksmith or Letterpress lessons: $90 for two, for three hours
> Individual Membership: $25
> Family Membership: $35
Call us at 401-783-5400 and leave a message, or drop by.
Our off-season office hours are
9 am to 1 pm, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Call us at 401-783-5400 or write to:
South County Museum
115 Strathmore Street
Narragansett, RI 02882