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Experiential Learning

The Department of State has created new digital resources to assist with distance and at-home learning, including free, docent-led virtual field trips to the Rhode Island State House!


Tour the RI State House

Virtual School Tours of the State House

Although the State House is currently closed to the public, your class can take a docent-led virtual tour of the building!

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3D Tour of the State House

New 3D Tour of the State House

Students can explore the State House on their own in our new virtual reality 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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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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Field Trips to the State Archives

Field Trips to the State Archives

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, field trips to the Archives have currently been suspended. In the meantime, you can explore the the Digital Archive to view over 80,000 digitized records.

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Lincoln High School Mockup Elections

Student Government Elections

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all in-school elections have currently been suspended. In the meantime, explore our Voter Information Center to learn about elections and voting in Rhode Island.

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