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Providence Children’s Museum – Opening of “Coming to RI” Exhibit

November 18, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Join the opening celebration of Coming to Rhode Island, a playfully reimagined exhibit at Providence Children’s Museum!  Embark on an interactive time-traveling adventure through the exhibit’s transformed “time tunnel” to learn about Rhode Island’s immigration history.  Explore an imaginative new gallery that highlights the story of an Irish immigrant who helped build Fort Adams, and join the Fort’s construction crew.  Discover an array of intriguing hands-on activities that explore culture and diversity and encourage empathy.  In celebration of the exhibit, also join special programs exploring construction and Irish culture in November and December – create Celtic knots, build with bricks, engineer tunnels, and more!

Providence Children’s Museum is open TuesdaySunday and Monday school holidays from 9 AM to 6 PM and select Fridays until 8 PM; exhibit is free with Museum admission of $9.00 per person.

Museum is open free to the public on Friday, November 18 from 5 – 8 PM for MetLife Family Friday, sponsored by MetLife Foundation.

For more information, visit https://www.ChildrenMuseum.org.

Coming to Rhode Island is supported by Rhode Island Council for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities, with additional support form The Children’s Workshop Foundation; CollegeBound Saver; June Rockwell Levy Foundation; Murray Family Charitable Foundation; The Providence Journal Charitable Legacy Fund; The Ryan Family Foundation; and Nancy Smith Worthen, in memory of Margaret L. Worthen (as of October 11).


November 18, 2016
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Providence Children’s Museum
100 South Street
Providence, RI 02903 United States
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