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We walked in just as a tour was about to begin and we were the only ones on the tour. A very... read more

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Rhode Island
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Very Good Tour

We visited the Gilbert Stuart Museum for the first time with friends. Although the Gallery was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Birthplace of George Washington's foremost portraitist. Located on 23 acres, the Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum contains the authentically restored and furnished 1750home and snuff mill where Gilbert Stuart was born. The Museum has the working...more
815 Gilbert Stuart Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02874-2911
+1 401-294-3001
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We walked in just as a tour was about to begin and we were the only ones on the tour. A very interesting working museum. Well worth the time. You will likely learn something new.

Thank seeyouinthesun
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the Gilbert Stuart Museum for the first time with friends. Although the Gallery was disappointing because it did not have many paintings by Gilbert Stuart - but another local artist was featured. However, the tour of the historical house and mill was very...More

Thank riny
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Before our May trip to Rhode Island, I am not sure that I had recalled Gilbert Stuart, but perhaps in a long-forgotten American art history class? We had picked up a loaner Mercedes SL-550 from The Ocean House, in Watch Hill, and were heading up...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Great museum. Well done. People well informed about early american history. Recommend for young students.

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This historic house museum is birthplace of Gilbert Stuart, America's premier portrait painter. You know his work from our currency, portraits in the National Gallery, among other important museums, and some private collections. There is an 18thc working snuff mill on the property, the single...More

1  Thank Minniepetunia
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We were met on a lovely day by our docent John. He was delightful, knowledgable , and enthusiastic. A very nice review of the like of mr stuart. I knew nothing prior to my stop. We enjoyed the tour and can recommend if interested in...More

Thank Ronpariser
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This is well worth a visit. The modest, pre-Revolutionary-era home is in a truly lovely setting and the tour guides are knowledgeable and enthusiastic to share their love of Gilbert Stuart with visitors. I learned so much about this iconic painter, who lived in this...More

1  Thank MariaTer.
Reviewed 28 August 2017

If you are driving to Jamestown or Newport, stop in and see Gilbert. I confess to visiting just to see the snuff factory and grist mill, but became interested in Gilbert's life in spite of myself. The house, factory and mill are wonderfully preserved, and...More

Thank Pauline M
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and informative.well maintained ,small ,the tour was short everyone was very polite

Thank Lawrence F
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We actually came here because it was an indoor activity and it was raining. The museum consists of the Gilbert Stuart birthplace and the Snuff Mill his father ran when Gilbert was a child, a gift shop and art gallery and also nature trails. Tours...More

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