Lost Park Tour
Tuesday, April 30, 10am-11:30am
Tuesday, June 4, 10am-11:30am
Go back in time with docent Mike McGinity on a motorized tour through Roger Williams Park. Long lost park treasures and missing monuments will be revisited at their original locations in this nostalgic look at the history of this grand space.
Saturday, May 25, 2019, 10:00am-12:00pm
Museum docent and archivist Richard Siembab will lead a special walking tour of the historic Williams family cemetery in Roger Williams Park. Learn exactly who is buried here and what those curious symbols on the headstones really mean. Richard, a longtime member of the Association of Gravestone Studies, will bring a wealth of knowledge to this frequently overlooked park culture resource.
Decorative Tree Hunters
Tuesday, June 25, 10am-11:30am
Explore Roger Williams Park with docent Bill LaCivita as you learn about the many people who brought back the decorative trees found in the park. Some people highlighted are John Tradescant, John Bartram, David Douglas, and Dr. Hall of Bristol RI.
Program fee per session: $3 per adult (includes museum admission)/Free for museum members. Pets are not permitted on walking tours. Children are not permitted in our lifelong learners programming. Pre-registration preferred.
What are lifelong learners programs?
The Museum of Natural History and Planetarium offers tours, talks, drawing classes and other programs throughout the year for adult learners in our Lifelong Learners series. We have a variety of programming tailored for all kinds of lifelong learners.