Summer at the Farm

Head to the farm to savor the sights and sounds of summer! Tour the Lake Kitchen Garden to see what’s growing (and even ready for harvest!), meet and greet our heritage breed sheep, chickens, and pigs, learn about life on a 1790s salt marsh farm, play old-fashioned games, and more. Read More

Oxen Weekend

Come to Coggeshall Farm Museum and experience what life was like on an 18th-century farm, complete with a pair of visiting oxen!  Jim and Bev Gould will be spending the weekend at the farm with their Old Ayrshire oxen, Ned and Buster. Together, they will demonstrate some of the tasks… Read More

BBQ & Tools

It’s Dad’s turn to celebrate with Coggeshall Farm Museum!  On the day before Father’s Day, enjoy some tasty BBQ from our farm partners at Gnarly Vines Farm while you explore our salt marsh farm and enjoy special craft demonstrations. The Gnarly Vines Farm food truck will be onsite with… Read More

Spring at the Farm

Bask in the renewal of spring with a trip to Coggeshall Farm Museum! Spring is a busy time on the farm as plants start to take root and baby animals frolic about. Explore our scenic farm, meet and greet sheep (and lambs!), pigs, and chickens, and learn about late… Read More

Coggeshall Garden Party

On the day before Mother’s Day, celebrate Mom and the important women in your life with a relaxing Garden Party at Coggeshall Farm Museum! Watch costumed historians demonstrate different skills that women have historically built over time. Learn about the history of weavers in Rhode Island and try your… Read More

Land Acknowledgement Ceremony

This event will go on rain or shine! In the event of heavy rain, the program will take place inside the Tyska Barn. Please join us for a Land Acknowledgment ceremony honoring the land of the Pokanoket tribe that first inhabited the territory in southeastern RI that our 18th-century working… Read More

Opening Day

We will kick off Coggeshall’s agriculture season and 50th-anniversary celebration on April 22nd, with a showcase of heritage breed livestock, historic gardening, farming practices, and the tools of the trade. Explore our scenic salt marsh farm campus and enjoy the many signs of spring, including spring blooms, new growth, and… Read More

Historic Foodways Weekend

Explore Rhode Island traditions like johnnycakes and how the proximity to the ocean has always influenced what Rhode Islanders eat and drink. Costumed historians will walk guests through all aspects of early American foodways, from how ingredients were sourced and grown to methods of cooking, preserving, and presentation. Tickets… Read More

Textile Weekend

Learn how Americans made their clothing by hand before the American Industrial Revolution.  Costumed historians will demonstrate the process of making historic clothing, starting with shearing our sheep all the way to the finished garment. Guests will also see historic wool picking, dying, spinning, and weaving. Tickets Click here… Read More

Home School Day – May 2023

Join Coggeshall Farm for a Homeschool Day! Homeschool day has a rotating series of programs and workshops geared for ages 4+ that bring the historic world to life. This program is for advance sign-up only and includes the cost of admission. It also features a variety of self-guided activities for… Read More