Planning Your Visit

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 Portuguese immigration in Terra Nova, Vida Nova. Discover what makes Little Compton’s historic homes unique in the Special Exhibitions Gallery. Get a preview of our buildings & grounds on our YouTube Channel.

Offerings & Hours

Admissions Fees

Accessibility

Location

Directions

Offerings & Hours

  • Open 10 AM to 5 PM.
  • Last tour admission at 4:30 PM.
  • We are a small organization. Unexpected circumstances occasionally require us to change our hours. Please call 401-635-4035 to confirm.


Through October 16, Except Special Events on 9/17 and 10/16:
Guided House Tours on Saturdays & Sundays.
Museum Shop, Exhibit & Outbuildings/Grounds on Tuesday-Friday.


Guided Wilbor House Tours

June, September, & Early October
Saturday & Sunday

Year-Round
By Appointment
Additional Fees Apply

July & August
Thursday-Sunday

Self-Guided Exhibit & Outbuilding Visits

June – Mid-October
Tuesday-Sunday
(Closed Mondays)

Mid-October – May
Tuesday-Friday

Year-Round
By Appointment
Additional Fees Apply


Research &
Educational Programs

Year-Round
By Appointment Only
Fees May Apply
Review Our Research Policies

Business Office & Museum Shop

June – Mid-October
Tuesday-Sunday
(Closed Mondays)

Mid-October – May
Tuesday-Friday

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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 exhibition barn (half of Everyone Was a Farmer and the entirety of the Terra Nova, Vida Nova) 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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