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*Please Note that the car entrance to South County Museum is from Strathmore Street only. Museum access cannot be made from Anne Hoxsie Lane. Sorry for any confusion.
Admissions Hours and Rates
We are open to the general public from the first weekend in May through September. Special arrangements can be made for October by calling the museum.
Spring and Fall Hours — May, June & September:
Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Summer Hours — July & August:
Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
October: Tours by appointment
Seniors or AAA: $10
Children 6-12: $6
Children under 6: Free
Active Duty Military Families: Free
Museum Members: Free
Library Pass may be obtain at local museums
Jr Scholar (ASF) Pass
The Museum accepts cash/credit cards.
Accessibility & Special Services
Our main exhibit buildings are wheelchair-accessible.
Bathroom facilities are available in the Visitor Building and the Metz Exhibit Building.
A baby-changing station is in the Metz Exhibit Building.
Policies and Guidelines
Please do not disturb the animals. Animals are unpredictable; horns, hooves, teeth and beaks can cause injury.
Walk carefully -- large farm animals may have preceded you.
Smoking is not permitted inside our buildings. Eating and drinking are permitted only with permission from a staff member.
Please, for your own safety, do not walk or climb on fences, walls, trees or farm machines.
Service animals may be admitted. Pets are allowed only on a leash.
South County Museum reviews
We had so much fun here!! The people that work here are so hospitable and incredibly knowledgeable. Very interesting local history museum. more »
The South County Museum is a wonderful if often overlooked Rhode Island treasure. If you have any interest in New England history or folk art, you will be delighted with their diverse and... more »
Had a lot fun. Volunteers were great about explain to things and showing you how it works. Kids section in the main building has a lot of stuff for them to touch and pick up.
Great beach alternative for the kids on a cloudy day. On our visit we were able to see 150 newborn Rhode Island Red chicks, enjoy the "touch" exhibits of an old house, and visit the old school house and blacksmith shop.
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