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Coggeshall Farm Museum

Colt Drive, Colt State Park, Bristol, RI
401-253-9062
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Ranked #7 of 18 Attractions in Bristol
Type: Farms, Historic Sites
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English first
Hialeah, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The bull was out which was great and we got to see the donkey only thing is signwill not let you pet them.

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Bristol, Rhode Island
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45 reviews 45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Very quiet and peaceful setting. Not a lot to see and do but if you're looking for a nice relaxing walk, this is the place.

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Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I had visited Coggeshall Farm in May for the Sheep Shearing Festival which I enjoyed so much I wanted to come back for Breakfast in the Barnyard. My 4 year old daughter had an amazing time. She enjoyed bringing firewood inside, feeding the chickens, finding eggs in the hay loft, putting hay out for the sheep, brushing the cows, and... More

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leesburg, fl
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166 reviews 166 reviews
62 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is s small but historically interesting working farm. There is a home from the 1700's that is original. There are many animals you can meet up close; chickens, turkeys, cats, a donkey, cows and sheep. The two women who worked there were wonderful, very knowledgeable, and interesting to talk to. My two boys 9 & 10 loved it. A... More

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Bristol, Rhode Island
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I have visited several times for the Harvest Fair - great demos, nice music, fun for kids, etc.. Kids also enjoyed going to see the baby animals in the spring.

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Southern NH
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We visited Coggeshall recently with our boys and nephew. Very good representation of colonial-era life on the farm. Chickens and turkeys roam the grounds. Can visit larger animals in the pasture. Nice way to spend an hour or so in the area.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I took my daughters, ages 8 and 3, to their Saturday morning, 9 a.m. "Wake up the Barnyard" event and was very impressed. We like Plimoth and Sturbridge and the Audubon's Drumlin Farm, so we are not new to farm visits or historic farms, but we learned new things here and, even better, got to DO more here. Coggeshall Farm... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

It was1those days when I was Googling "things to do with the kids in rhode island". So, my husband & I took our 8 yr old twin girls to Coggshell Farm on that Sunday afternoon. I'm SO happy we found it! I love the fact that it's an average home(not mansion or palace) so you can see what it might... More

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Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
52 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

I set up a field trip here with 5 families. What a great day. It was nice to step back in time and have someone to answer all of our questions and give us lots of information to help us understand why things were done the way they were and how some of that has evolved today. They are very... More

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north providence
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

there was no staff available. There was nobody around at all. We thought it was closed and left. During certain times it is a great educational atmosphere

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