Plan Your Visit


 

Tomaquag Museum

390 A Summit Road
Exeter, RI, 02822
United States

Phone/fax: (401) 491-9063

 

Admission

$6.00   Adults

$5.00   Elders/ College Students

$3.00   Children (5 & Under Free)

*Additional rates apply for private/group tours

We are a Blue Star Museum! Show your military ID for FREE admission for Military Families Memorial Day thru Labor Day.  

Food & Beverage

Food and beverages are not allowed in the museum. There is no onsite restaurant or picnic areas however we sit adjacent to the Arcadia Management Area which provides lovely picnicking areas for public and large groups.  There are also a number of local restaurants and fast food establishments, please speak to our staff for recommendations! 

Museum Hours 

The museum is open 6 days a week. We are open for public drop in visitors on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  To visit on other days, please call to book a private tour.  We welcome groups of all sizes, Learn more about our group tours below. 

MondayS        (PRivate & Group Tours Only)

TuesdayS        (PRivate & Group Tours Only)

*Wednesdays   Open to visitors 10:00 Am - 5:00 Pm

ThursdayS      (PRivate & Group Tours Only)

FridayS           (PRivate & Group Tours Only)

*Saturdays       Open to visitors 10:00 Am - 2:00 Pm

Sunday             Closed

Private and group tours call or email to schedule or scroll down to complete the form below for inquiries. Booking available year round.   Call (401) 491-9063 or email slarose@tomaquagmuseum.org

 

“A Beautiful Scenic Ride To Tomaquag Museum, Which Is Nestled In Arcadia Village In Rhode Island. Relax By Our Roaring Brook And Absorb Nature’s Beauty.”


 
 
 

DIRECTIONS TO OUR MUSEUM


 

From The North

1.) Take I-95 South towards Providence Rhode Island.

2.) Merge onto RI-102 south via exit Number 5A towards Exeter/RI-165/Arcadia/Beach Pond.

3.) Stay straight onto RI-3/Nooseneck Hill Road.

4.) Turn Right onto RI-165/Ten Rod Road.

5.) Take a left onto Arcadia Road, and go approximately 3 miles until you reach a stop sign.

6.) Turn Right onto Summit Road and follow over a small bridge.

7.) When you see two stone pillars, turn right up the driveway to the Museum or if lot is full, go to next drive on right and park in our lower lot. (All busses and other large vehicles please park in our lower lot) 

        (Note: there are small signs along the route to help guide you)

From The South

    1.) Take I-95 North to RI-138 West via exit 3B toward Wyoming/Hope Valley.

    2.) Stay straight through the first stop light. (You will pass a shopping area and the Richmond Police Station)

    3.) Turn Right onto Bridge street, and go over the dam.

         ( You will see a white and blue RI-DOT sign on the corner.)

    4.) Bear right at the fork onto Arcadia Road.

         (The Rhode Island Dept of Transportation center will be on your left)

    5.) Follow Arcadia road approximately 4 miles

         (pass a bridge over a small dam and the Arcadia Forestry Station) 

    6.) Go straight through Summit road intersection (RI Fish Hatchery will be on the right)

    7.) Turn Right onto Summit road and follow over a small bridge.

    8.) When you see two stone pillars, turn right up the driveway to the Museum or if lot is full, go to next drive on right and park in our lower lot. (All busses and other large vehicles please park in our lower lot) 

(Note: there are small signs along the route to help guide you)

From I-395, Connecticut

    1.) Take I-395 South to CT-138 East via exit number 85 towards Rhode Island.

    2.) Turn Left onto CT-165/Beach Pond road and follow approximately 7 miles

     across the Rhode Island state line.

(recommend below directions, however, a GPS will state to take a right onto Summit Road/Baldhill Road. But be aware, this is a long dirt road. Feel free to be adventurous-we are on this road, but on tarred side.)  

    3.) Turn right onto Arcadia Road.

    4.) Turn right onto Summit Road and follow over a small bridge.

    5.) When you see two stone pillars, turn right up the driveway to the Museum or if lot is full, go to   next drive on right and park in our lower lot. (All busses and other large vehicles please park in our lower lot) 

Using A GPS Device:

Simply enter our address as follows:

Tomaquag Museum

390 Summit Road

Exeter, Rhode Island, 02822

Note: Some GPS devices may state to take a right/left onto Summit Road/Baldhill Road, rather than taking Arcadia Road. But be aware, this is a long dirt road. Feel free to be adventurous-we are on this road, but on tarred side.) 


Contact Us

Please call (401) 491-9063 in advance to arrange for a group tour or to inquire about holiday hours. Scholars are welcome by advance appointment. Tomaquag Museum is a non-profit, tax exempt educational organization.  Tomaquag Museum does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, color, religion, disability, or national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarship programs, admissions and hiring policies.

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