Hours and Admission

Fall 2018 Hours

Through December 20, 2018, the Center will be open Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.,
with the exception of the week of November 19 when we will be closed for Thanksgiving.

The Center will offer special Saturday hours on December 1 from 10 a.m. - noon and on December 15 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Center will be closed for the holidays and special projects from December 21 through January 31.
Spring 2019 hours will be announced soon.

*Research appointments may be available at other times.*

Museum tour offerings may be limited due to special projects, and research appointments are recommended.  
We apologize for any inconvenience.  Please contact us with questions at 401-783-1328.

Make sure your research visit is a success — make an appointment!  See details below.

Research Library and Archive Admission Fees:

Adults: $5.00

Students (K-college): Free

Active-duty military families: Free

Law enforcement & correctional officers: Free

South County History Center Members: Free

Research Visits

If you would like to conduct research at the South County History Center, please fill out our research request form (click here) or contact us at least one week in advance to schedule a research appointment.

Research appointments also may be available on days when the Center is normally closed.  

Please contact our Executive Director at erica@southcountyhistorycenter.org or 401.783.1328 for information and to schedule.

Please note that the Admission Fees listed above apply to research visitors.

Group Tours

If you are interested in a tour for six or more people at the South County History Center, please contact us at least one week in advance.


The historic Old Washington County Jail has many staircases and unfortunately is not handicapped-accessible.