Attractions & Tours

Experience the lifestyle of a 1750 Rhode Islander, visit the mansion of a slave trader, see where America's Cup Race yachts were designed and built, wander a 400 acre historic saltwater farm, an oceanfront wildlife refuge, or one of Yankee Magazine's Best 5 Public Gardens in New England. Bristol beckons with authentic experiences to captivate your imagination. Self guided and guided tours allow you to walk in the footsteps of the men and women who shaped Bristol's past, present, and future.

The Herreshoff Marine Museum and America's Cup Hall of Fame

The Herreshoff Marine Museum and America's Cup Hall of Fame is dedicated to the education and inspiration of the public through presentations of the history and innovative work of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company and the America's Cup competition.
website - www.herreshoff.org
phone - 401-253-5000
address - 1 Burnside St., Bristol, RI 02809


Bristol Historical & Preservation Society

Bristol Historical & Preservation Society, located in the former Bristol County jail, was built in 1828.
website - www.bhpsri.org
phone - 401-253-7223
address - 48 Court St., Bristol, RI 02809


Bristol Art Museum

Stimulating surroundings inspire the artistic impulse to express what is beautiful, appealing, or beyond ordinary significance.
website - www.bristolartmuseum.org
phone - 401-253-4400
address - 10 Wardwell st., Bristol, RI 02809


Linden Place Museum

Linden Place is considered the "crown jewel" of Bristol, Rhode Island's historic waterfront district. We invite you to come and explore this magnificent estate.
website - www.lindenplace.org
phone - 401-253-0390
address - 500 Hope St., Bristol, RI 02809


Mount Hope Farm

With 127 acres of fields, ponds, streams and a number of historic buildings, Mount Hope Farm, a landmark on the National Register of Historic Places, dates back to the 1680s.
website - www.mounthopefarm.org
phone - 401-254-1745
address - 250 Metacom Ave., Bristol, RI 02809


Coggeshall Farm Museum

Prepare to get your hands dirty exploring the lives of ordinary tenant farmers living on the edge in 1799. Meet rare-breed livestock, tend heirloom vegetables, and explore 48 acres of fields woods.
Website -www.coggeshallfarm.org
Phone- 401-253-9062
address - 250 Metacom Ave., Bristol, RI 02809


Bristol Train of Artillery

The Bristol Train of Artillery has maintained an uninterrupted existence from the date of its establishment in 1776. It is a museum with rare specimens of military weapons and artifacts, shoulder arms, and more.
Website - www.artnightbristolwarren.org
Phone - 401-521-9136
Address - 135 State St, Bristol, RI 02809



Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

Blithewold is one of the finest garden estates in New England. Your exploration of Blithewold will include diverse gardens, specimen trees, and a forty-five-room English style manor house.
website - www.blithewold.org
phone - 401-253-2707
address - 101 Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809


The Audubon Society of Rhode Island Environmental Education Center

The Audubon Society of Rhode Island's Environmental Education Center is a destination of discovery for nature enthusiasts of all ages.
website - www.asri.org
phone - 401-949-5454
address - 1401 Hope St., Bristol, RI 02809



Yellow Feather Tours

Offering guided tours on the Hidden History of Bristol, and the population Bristol Haunted Walking Tours, Yellow Feather Tours is guided by Joan, a history education interpreter and ghost story teller for over 10 years, and operates in the heart of Bristol. Joan has appeared on the Travel Channel's ""Kindred Spirits"" show, and would love to guide you on the history of Bristol!

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Phone: 401-286-1209
Email: joanbq1@yahoo.com