Planning Your Visit

Guided Tours the Wilbor House Museum
Self-Guided Visits of the Special Exhibition
Self-Guided Visits of the Everyone Was a Farmer Exhibition
Shop
Research

Take a tour of historic rooms from the late 1600s up to the 1940s with our docents in the Wilbor House. Learn about the history of farming and in our new permanent exhibition, Everyone was a Farmer. Explore the impact of Little Compton’s women in the Special Exhibitions Gallery. Get a preview of our buildings & grounds on our YouTube Channel.

Hours

Admissions Fees

Accessibility

Location

Directions

Hours

Tour the Wilbor House, Exhibits, and/or Shop

Summer – July & August – Thursday – Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

Fall – September & October – Saturday & Sunday, 11 am-5pm.

Winter & Spring – November through June – By appointment only, additional charges apply. Please note most areas are unheated.

Visit Self-Guided Exhibits and/or Shop

All above times and during our office hours.

Office Hours – Tuesday- Friday, 10 am-5 pm, year round.

Private Tours, Research, Archival Visits, Educational Programs

Available by appointment. Same-day appointments may be available. See our research policy for more details on costs.

To make an appointment, call our office at 401-635-4035.

Please note: We are a small organization and these hours are subject to change due to illness, vacations, or unexpected circumstances. We recommend calling before your visit to avoid disappointment.

Admissions Fees

Members & Children Under 5: Free
Children Ages 5-12: $5
Adults & Children Over Age 12: $10 ($7.50 without guided tour of the Wilbor House)

Accessibility

The Everyone Was a Farmer exhibition has a permanent access ramp installed. Upon your arrival, our staff will direct you to park in a space adjacent to the ramp.

If you require access ramps in order to enter the Wilbor House or the Special Exhibition area please notify us, preferably 24 hours in advance. Please note that the upper floors of the historic Wilbor House and the Everyone Was a Farmer exhibit are only accessible by stairs. Visitors can view these areas through videos on our YouTube channel.

Location

Directions

From Boston

Take Route 93 South to Route 24 South. EXIT Tiverton/Little Compton – Route 77 – go south on Route 77, through the traffic light at Tiverton Four Corners continue south for 7 miles and the Wilbor House will be on the left at 548 West Main Road (Route 77).

From Providence

Take Route 195 East to 24 South. EXIT Tiverton/Little Compton – Route 77 – go south on Route 77, through the traffic light at Tiverton Four continue south for 7 miles and the Wilbor House will be on the left at 548 West Main Road (Route 77).

From Newport

Go north on East Main Road (Route 138) or West Main Road (Route 114) to Route 24 North. EXIT Tiverton/Little Compton – Route 77 – go south on Route 77, through the traffic light at Tiverton Four Corners and continue south for 7 miles and the Wilbor House will be on the left at 548 West Main Road (Route 77).

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