Tomaquag Museum

390 A Summit Road, Exeter, RI 02822 - United States





Tomaquag Museum, 2016 IMLS National Medal Winner, is Rhode Island’s only Native-operated facility dedicated to the sharing of indigenous culture, arts and history. Nestled nearby 1400 acres of wildlife management property, the museum features an extensive collection and archive that focuses on tribal communities of southern New England and highlights the Narragansett and Niantic Tribes.


Explore multiple exhibits focused on the Indigenous people of Rhode Island & other Southern New England Tribes. Peruse on your own or join one of our complimentary guided tours adjusted to engage children and adults with various focuses such as Arts, Nature, History, Social Justice & many more.

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