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.
The museum is open every Friday, May to October, Noon – 4:00 p.m. It is also open on the third Saturday of each month Noon – 4:00 p.m. 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. A self-guided ASL (American Sign Language) video tour is also available.