Please support your state and local Rhode Island historic societies!  This list is of historical societies and preservation societies only, and is not a complete list of historical sites and museums.  The most prominent of them are listed in the top row, and the rest are in alphabetical order in the bottom row.  If a society lacks a website, contact information can be found after performing a Google or other online search.  Please let us know of any additions or corrections that we should make.

Rhode Island Historical Society (

Newport Historical Society (

Slater Mill Historic Site (

Pettaquamscutt Historical Society (

Preservation Society of Newport County (

Providence Preservation Society (

Providence Public Library (

Preserve Rhode Island (

Barrington Preservation Society (

Blackstone Valley Historical Society (

Block Island Historical Society (

Bristol Historical & Preservation Society (

Burrillville Historical and Preservation Society (

Charlestown Historical Association (

Coventry Historical Society (

Cranston Historical Society, Governor Sprague Mansion (

East Greenwich Historic Preservation Society (

East Providence Historical Society, John Hunt House Museum (

Exeter Historical Society (

Foster Preservation Society (

Glocester Heritage Society (

Herreshoff Maritime Museum (

Historical Society of Smithfield (

Hopkinton Historical Society (

The Italian American Historical Society of Rhode Island (www.iahsofri)

Jamestown Historical Society (

Johnston Historical Society (

Little Compton Historical Society (

Massasoit Historical Association (Warren) (

Middletown Historical Society (

Narragansett Historical Society (

Newport Restoration Foundation (

North Smithfield Heritage Association ( (click on town links)

Pawtuxet Valley Preservation and Historical Society (

Portsmouth Historical Society (

Preservation Society of Pawtucket (

Prudence Island Historical & Preservation Society (

Rhode Island Black Heritage Society (

Rhode Island Genealogical Society (

Rhode Island Jewish Historic Association (

Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (

Richmond Historical Society (

Tiverton Historical Society (

Varnum Memorial Armory and Varnum House Museum (

Warren Preservation Society

Warwick Historical Society (

West Greenwich Historical Preservation Society (

Westerly Historical Society (

The Western Rhode Island Civic Historical Society (

Woonsocket Historical and Preservation Society (