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Public Information
State House, Room 38
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 222-3983
Fax: (401) 222-1404
TTY: 711


Open to the public
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Rhode Island State House Online Tour

State House Tours

Enjoy free, guided tours of the State House Monday through Friday except holidays. The stops include the Rhode Island Charter Museum, which features the Royal Charter of 1663 and other historical documents and artifacts; the State Room, where Gilbert Stuart's famous portrait of George Washington hangs; and the Rotunda, where you can gaze upward at one of the world's largest, self-supported marble domes.

  • Tours are 50 minutes long.
  • Tours are offered at 9 am, 10 am, 11 am, 1 pm and 2 pm.
  • Please arrive at the State House with ample time to get through security.
  • The Rhode Island State House is accessible to persons with disabilities. Sign-Language translation services are available for Individuals who are hearing impaired.

Please contact the Public Information Division at least five (5) business days prior to your requested tour date at 401-222-3983 or email

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State House Visitor Center

The State House Visitor Center, located on the first floor near the main entrance, offers a remarkable variety of Rhode Island themed gifts, photographs, books and novelties. Many of the items available for purchase are proudly made here in Rhode Island.

Hours are 9:30AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday except holidays.