Tuesday, September 29, 10:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday, October 27, 10:00am-12:00pm
Join museum docent Mike McGinity for this tour through Roger Williams Park as we go back in time. 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.
Tuesday, October 20, 10:00am-11:30am
The Japanese Garden has always been one of the Roger Williams Park’s mysteries. It was not in the original design plans for the park. Join docent Bill LaCivita on a fall walking tour of this gem.
Williams Family Cemetery Tour
Wednesday, October 28, 10:00am-11:30am
Museum docent and archivist Richard Siembab leads 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, brings a wealth of knowledge to this frequently overlooked park culture resource. Join us to learn about Roger Williams Park history and explore a little-known corner of the park! Walk meets at the Betsey Williams Cottage.
Program fee per session: $3 per adult/Free for museum members. Pets are not permitted on walking tours. Children are not permitted in our lifelong learners programming. We will practice social distancing and appropriate face coverings will be worn.
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.
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