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 city's wealthiest families lived along the "mile of history" during the 18th and early 19th centuries. Home to a high concentration...

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. On a stroll...

First Baptist Church in America

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

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...

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design

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This museum houses more than 86,000 objects ranging from ancient art to work by contemporary artists from across the globe. Highlights...

Prospect Terrace

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This pocket park offers arguably the most scenic views of Downcity, particularly in the fall, when the surrounding foliage plays spectacularly...

Providence Athenaeum

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Philadelphia architect William Strickland designed this 1838 Greek Revival building in which Edgar Allan Poe courted the poet Sarah Helen...

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