A National Historic Landmark, Lippitt House was built for textile magnate and Rhode Island Governor (1875-1877) Henry Lippitt. Admire the elegant Victorian interior featuring elaborate painted finishes, ornate woodwork, and original furnishings. Step into Providence's Golden Age through stories of the Lippitt family and the domestic servants who lived and worked there. Explore a special exhibit "The Art of Dining: A Taste of Providence's Golden Age" and learn about Victorian social customs and dining etiquette. Glimpse life behind the scenes and learn about the work needed to bring elaborate meals to the table.
The museum is open every Friday, May to October, 1:00-5:00 pm. It is also open on the third Saturday of each month 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Guided tours are offered on the hour with the last tour one hour before closing. Visitors can also take a self-guided tour and explore hands-on activities in the Lippitt Lab.
Wireless Service Available:
Friday, May to October, 1:00-5:00 pm. Also open on the third Saturday of each month 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.
May 12, 2017 - Oct 27, 2017
Recurring weekly on Friday
Governor Henry Lippitt House Museum
199 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906
Phone: (401) 453-0688