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Museum steeped with local history

This magnificent building is right near the railroad station in downtown Westerly. It houses a... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2019
AlexB10499
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Good place for a wedding reception

When my son and his bride got married they had their beautiful wedding reception there. We could... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
YUMMYFORTUMMY
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41 Railroad Ave, PO Box 614, Westerly, RI 02891-1817
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This magnificent building is right near the railroad station in downtown Westerly. It houses a People’s Museum (open Mondays and Thursdays, 9-4) focusing on Westerly’s military and social history. This museum is definitely worth a visit; the extensive collection of artifacts is
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When my son and his bride got married they had their beautiful wedding reception there. We could use the kitchen there and the room was big enough to hold the people we had there. We all had a great time. They had fans going no air conditioning.May 2016
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This is a museum that has a lot of military artifacts and other items donated by families in the area. Most of the displays are of WWII uniforms. There is one display of hand carved airplanes of WWII. There are two Civil War uniforms and several dresses from the early 1900’s.
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We were most surprised to find an unusual and impressive museum in the Armory -- and much more than military. Besides local memorabilia and local militaria, the museum showcases important pieces from Rhode Island's and the nation's history. One of the best parts is the tour --
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