Planning Your Visit

Explore Little Compton’s history at the Little Compton Historical Society.

Take a tour of historic rooms from the late 1600s up to the 1940s with our docents in the Wilbor House. See the tools of farmers, fisherman, blacksmiths, and merchants in the 19th Century Barn. 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

July 1-September 2 – Thursday & Friday, 12:30-5pm and Saturday & Sunday, 10am-5pm.

September 3-October 11 – Saturday & Sunday, 10am-5pm.

October 11-June 30 – By appointment only, additional charges apply.

View Exhibits Only and/or Shop

All above times, plus by appointment during our office hours. Same-day appointments may be available. They are Tuesday-Friday, 9am-3pm, year round.

Conduct Research, and/or Visit the Archives

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

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

If you require access ramps in order to enter the properties please notify us, preferably 24 hours in advance. Please note that the upper floors of the historic Wilbor House and the 19th Century Barn are only accessible by stairs.

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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