Every season brings something new to discover at Coggeshall Farm Museum. Our historic interpreters can guide you through the farm, or you can wander at your own pace.
December 15 - February 21
Open by appointment only. Contact email@example.com to make an appointment.
Open February 21 - 26, 2017 for February vacation
Febrary 26 - April 15
Open weekends, 10 am to 4 pm
April 15 - December 15
Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm.
Last admission at 3:45pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
Museum members receive free admission during regular museum hours and discounted admission to special events and workshops. To join the Coggeshall community, visit our Membership page.
Children (3–12): $3
Children under 3: Free
Children (3–12): $5
Children under 3: Free
Cash, checks and charge accepted on site
Coggeshall Farm Museum, 1 Colt Drive, Bristol, RI 02809
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Coggeshall Farm Museum is located on Poppasquash Road off of Route 114 in Bristol, Rhode Island. The museum is easily accessible by car, bus, and bicycle. With a little extra effort, we can also be reached by foot, boat, and hoof.
From Providence: Take Interstate 195 East to exit 7 for Route 114 South. Continue on 114 through Barrington and Warren and into Bristol. Continue past the entrance to Colt State Park and turn right onto Poppasquash Road, just before you head into the center of historic downtown Bristol (if you see the waterfront on the right, you've gone too far). Continue on Poppasquash Road 1.5 miles to the museum entrance on the right.
From Newport: Take route 138A North to Route 114 North. After crossing the Mount Hope Bridge, travel through historic downtown Bristol until Hope Street-Route 114 meets the harbor on the left. Poppasquash Road is on the left, 1,000 feet north of the point where Hope Street meets the harbor, directly across the street from the stone V.F.W. Hall on the right. Go left on Poppasquash Road and continue 1.5 miles to the museum entrance on the right.
From Boston: Take Interstate 93 South to Route 24 South. On Route 24 in Rhode Island, take Exit 2 for Portsmouth/Bristol. Follow signs for Roger Williams University and Bristol. After crossing the Mount Hope Bridge, travel through historic downtown Bristol until Hope Street-Route 114, meets the harbor on the left. Poppasquash Road is on the left, 1,000 feet north of the point where Hope Street meets the harbor, directly across the street from the stone V.F.W. Hall on the right. Go left on Poppasquash Road and continue 1.5 miles to the museum entrance on the right.
RIPTA's #60 Bus travels Route 114 on its route between Kennedy Plaza in Providence and the Gateway Center in Newport, Rhode Island. Poppasquash Road is located between the stops at Hope & State Street in Bristol and Main & Joyce Street in Warren.
Traveling south from Providence, watch for the entrance to Colt State Park on your right. The entrance is marked by two marble pillars and bronze statues of Colt's prize Jersey bulls. After the Park entrance, pass through a set of traffic lights at the intersection of Hope & Chestnut Street. Poppasquash Road is a half mile ahead on the right.
Traveling north from Newport, the bus will cross the Mount Hope Bridge and enter Bristol. After passing through historic downtown Bristol, watch for the harbor on your left. Poppasquash Road is located 1,000 feet north of the point where Hope Street meets the harbor, directly across the street from the stone V.F.W. Hall on the right.
On foot, follow Poppasquash Road around Bristol Harbor for 1.5 miles. The museum entrance is located between two large stone pillars on the right. For more information about RIPTA and route schedules, please visit their RIPTA web site.
The East Bay Bike Path is a 14.5-mile path connecting India Point Park in Providence with Independence Park in Bristol. Traveling south along the Bike Path in Bristol, you'll pass the Audubon Society's sanctuary and continue along with Narragansett Bay on your right. About a mile after the Audubon, the Bike Path bears east and a tall brick smokestack will come into view in the distance. Continue to the intersection at Asylum Road. To the left is North Cemetery and a National Guard post. To the right, the road will fork to the Bristol Town Beach and Colt State Park. Turn right and follow the road into the Park. At the Stone Bridge spanning the Mill Gut, bear left and follow the path along the inlet. Coggeshall Farm Road will be half a mile on the left, just past the Stone Dairy Barn. For more information and access points to the Bike Path, please visit the RI State Parks web site.
Coggeshall Farm Museum is located south of the Mill Gut on Poppasquash Neck in Bristol. Boat ramps are located in nearby Colt State Park.