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South County Museum near Providence, RI

115 Strathmore St. Narragansett, RI 02882
The South County Museum is a non-profit museum located in Narragansett, Rhode Island.

The museum include fun programs such as blacksmith workshops where children can learn blacksmith lessons and a letterpress workshop for adults. The museum also offers a garden to view for all, a farm with livestock such as goats and chickens and even host weddings.

The South County Museum was originally founded at North Kingstown in 1933. The collections in the museum were actually first held at a barn in Winford in 1934 the museum was moved to Knight farm on Scrabble Town road. Later in 1984 the museum then moved to Canonchet Farm in Narragansett that was recently owned by former governor of Rhode Island, William Sprague. Inside the museum lay several artifacts that back all the way to the 17th century to now.

What is very unique about this museum is that it is a place were both child and adults can come to enjoy. It offers events to keep children occupied and as previously stated offers adults a chance to learn much about letterpress, something of which is very uncommon for museums in general due to most more targeted mainly toward children. The museum is an historical icon from the many decades it had been around and how much attraction it receives. The South County Museum is a place where both history and fun come together.

If you're close by the area you should really go and check this place out to enjoy yourself. It's not your average day museum and you can really come to appreciate the exhibits and lessons it has to offer. 


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