Providence Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Providence - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Benefit Street

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The centerpiece of any visit to Providence is this "mile of history" where the city's wealthiest families lived in the 18th and early...

Brown University

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Founded in 1764, this Ivy League institution is the nation's seventh-oldest college and has more than 40 academic departments, including...

Culinary Arts Museum

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This offbeat museum on the campus of Johnson & Wales University celebrates the joy of cooking and eating throughout human history.

Federal Hill

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You're as likely to hear Italian as English in this neighborhood. The stripe down Atwells Avenue is painted in red, white, and green,...

First Baptist Church in America

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This historic house of worship was built in 1775 for a congregation established in 1638 by Roger Williams and his fellow Puritan dissenters...

First Unitarian Church of Providence

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This Romanesque house of worship made of Rhode Island granite was built in 1816. Its steeple houses a 2,500-pound bell, the largest ever...

Governor Henry Lippitt House Museum

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The two-term Rhode Island governor made his fortune selling textiles to both armies during the Civil War and spared no expense in building...

John Brown House Museum

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Rhode Island's most famous 18th-century home was the stately residence of John Brown, a wealthy businessman, slave trader, politician,...

John Hay Library

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Built in 1910 and named for Abraham Lincoln's secretary, the "Hay" houses Brown University Library's collections of rare books and manuscripts...

Market House

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Built in 1773-1774 and designed by Joseph Brown, this brick structure on South Main Street is now home to the Rhode Island School of...

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