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Experiential Learning

The Department of State offers experiential learning through in-person and virtual programs.


Tour the RI State House

School Tours of the State House

Students can visit the RI State House to learn about state history and government. Virtual tours are also available.

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Field Trips to the State Archives

Field Trips to the State Archives

Introduce your students to primary sources and see some of our state’s most important documents. Classrooms unable to visit in person can request a virtual program or explore the Digital Archive which has more than 300,000 digitized records!

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Lincoln High School Mockup Elections

Student Government Elections

Your students can use state voting machines for student government elections.

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Perspectives in Rhode Island History

Perspectives of Rhode Island History

A program that explores indigenous and colonial experiences of 17th century Rhode Island.

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3D Tour of the State House

3D Tour of the State House

Students can explore the State House on their own with our 3D tour. The tour can be accessed from a mobile device, computer, or by using a VR viewer. Spanish and English tours available!

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Videos about the State House

Videos about the State House

Students can learn about the State House and its history with short videos about individual rooms or the entire building. Videos are available in English and Spanish!

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