Bristol Historical and Preservation Society

48 Court Street, Bristol, RI, 02809
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Bristol Historical and Preservation Society

Located in the former Bristol County jail (Formerly Bristol’s “Old Gaol”), the Bristol Historical and Preservation Museum was built of stones used for ballast in Bristol ships. The museum contains a library and collection of artifacts and memorabilia spanning Bristol's 300 year history. Group walking tours by appointment. Library for historical and genealogical research, open by appointment. Museum collections span from Revoultionary War to present.

Attraction Details

  • Tour Programs: Yes
  • Food Service: No
  • Time Needed: Varies
  • Meal Plans: No
  • Handicap Accessible: Yes