Providence Performing Arts Center
This state-of-the-art, 3,000-seat venue stages Broadway plays, concerts, films, comedy acts and more. Soon after opening in 1928, the theater became well known as “Jewel of Weybosset Street.”
John Brown House Museum
Set in College Hill, this is Providence’s first museum, built in 1768 and named after John Brown, one of the early benefactors from Brown University. Once the Brown Estate, it was donated to the Rhode Island Preservation Society in 1901 and is available today for tours.
Cable Car Cinema & Café
Enjoy comfy couches and a variety of snacks and drinks while catching an art house movie on one of the two screens at this cozy neighborhood theater.
Dating back to the 1700’s, this prestigious Ivy League university’s campus features buildings from nearly every American architectural movement. May through September is the best time to visit as the weather is conducive to being outdoors and the campus is relatively quiet due to summer break.
Roger Williams Park Zoo
One of our nation’s oldest zoos (opened in 1872), Roger Williams Park Zoo is an integral part of southern New England’s history and heritage, bringing excitement and discovery of the natural world to generations of visitors. Today the Zoo is one of Rhode Island’s top tourist attractions, welcoming over half a million people annually from all over New England and beyond.
Operating since 1938, this grand East Side theater is a celebration of an era when going to the movies meant something special. Today, the Avon is a favorite of cinephiles across Providence by screening independent, art house and foreign films.
Tranquil, tree-lined Benefit Street is lined with beautiful 18th and 19th century houses and mansions. Head to Prospect Park on Prospect Street to enjoy commanding views of the Providence skyline and Rhode Island State House. Benefit Street is also host to the Providence Ghost Walk, where one might just have an otherworldly encounter with the ghost of poet Edgar Allan Poe, who used to make Benefit Street part of his daily stroll.
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