Visit Herreshoff

OPEN EVERY DAY

10am - 5pm

One Burnside Street 

Bristol, RI, 02809 USA

By Land

Located in the heart of Bristol. There is parking on site or on nearby street neighborhoods.

By Sea

Dockage and moorings are available for our boating visitors.

Stay with us

The Peacock Alley House, is a 3 bedroom, 3 bath rental that sleeps 8 comfortably right on site.

Download the FREE Audio Guide before visiting the Museum:


By Land

Museum & Store Hours


Visiting Hours: 10am-5pm

April 28th to June 17th: Wednesday - Sunday

June 17th to November: Open Every Day

November to Late December: Tuesday - Sunday

Late December through April: Closed for Winter 

Directions & Parking

The Museum is located at One Burnside Street, at the corner of Hope Street (Route 114) and Burnside Street in Bristol, Rhode Island, 0.5 miles south of the center of Bristol and 1.5 miles north of the Mount Hope Bridge. The Museum is a 25-minute drive from Providence, Newport, or Fall River.

Parking available onsite or on nearby neighborhood streets.

Private Tours

To arrange a guided tour by one of our docents, please fill out the form below or call 401.253.5000. Tours may be available during the off-season based on docent and staff availability and must be scheduled one week in advanced.

The library and archives are available by appointment only; please contact Librarian Norene Rickson or Curator Emeritus John Palmieri for an appointment.

Admission

  • Members: Free
  • $15 - Adult
  • $10 - Senior (over 65)
  • $10 - Military
  • $10 - Students (10+)
  • Children (10 and under) - No Charge
  • Group (10+) 20% discount: Fill out the form below or call 401.253.5000
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By Sea

Dockage & Moorings


Dockage (with water, electric and wifi) and moorings are available at the Museum's beautiful waterfront facility in Bristol, RI from mid-May until mid-October. Reservations are recommended. All transient dockage and moorings are now scheduled through Dockwa.com. To reserve space, fill out the online reservation form below.

Please note: the Museum does not provide launch service. 

Upon arrival, please contact the Museum at (401) 253-5000, or you may hail us on VHF Channel 68 (Note that our Dockmaster is not always on duty, so please call the office if you don't get an answer to your hail).

Amenities

  • Free Wifi
  • Dinghy dock for museum visits and Museum members at VIGILANT level and higher
  • Bathrooms and showers available during museum hours

Rates

Moorings (per foot)

Daily: $1, Weekly: $6, Monthly: $20, Season: $50*

25% Off-season Discount (May & October) on transient reservations. Use coupon code HMM_May_25 to apply the discount on Dockwa

Dockage (per foot, including bow sprits and swim platforms)

<75ft: Daily: $3, Weekly: $18, Monthly: $50, Season: $125*

>75ft: Daily: $4.50, Weekly: $27, Monthly: $75, Season: $185*

25% Off-season Discount (May & October) on transient reservations. Use coupon code HMM_October_25 to apply the discount on Dockwa

Touch and Go (up to 3 hours)

Free with Museum visit or $15 (subject to space)

Dinghy Dock

Free transient use for mooring and dock visitors and museum visitors with proof of admission. Seasonal rental* for $350.

For Members

VIGILANT members (and higher) receive a 10% discount on transient mooring and dockage fees. 

RELIANCE and GLORIANA members receive a 15% discount on transient mooring and dockage fees and a 10% discount on seasonal rates.

Please note your membership level when making your reservation.

*Seasonal Moorings and Dock Space are available, contact Kirk Cusic at k.cusic@herreshoff.org for more information.

Other Waterfront Policies

  • The Museum property and waterfront may not be used for any commercial enterprise, including ferrying passengers, without express written permission from the Executive Director of the Museum.
  • Dockage and mooring check-out time is 12:00 noon; after which an additional day’s rate is charged, unless other arrangements are approved by the Herreshoff Marine Museum / America’s Cup Hall of Fame.
  • Cancellation less than 48 hours in advance will result in forfeiture of dockage or mooring fees paid in advance.
  • The Herreshoff Marine Museum’s staff reserves the right to limit period of stay.
  • Showers and restrooms are available for mooring and dockage guests only. They are open during Museum hours.
  • If you wish to reserve dock space or a mooring for the season, please download our contract here, complete the form and mail or fax to (401) 253-6222. 
  • Reservations are taken on a first come, first-served basis.
  • For tide charts and related information please visit Rhode Island Harbors' website
  • For group events, fleet visits and the week of July 4th please contact the Herreshoff Marine Museum at events(at)herreshoff.org for site availability and rates.

Stay

Peacock Alley


Named for the nickname of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co, when all the sterns of the new yachts hung over the street making it look like a peacock tale, this waterfront, 4 beds, 3 full baths with a full kitchen sleeps 8 and available for rental year-round.

Amenities

  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Full Kitchen
  • Washer/ Dryer
  • Sleeps 8 with 4 bedrooms 5 beds 3 baths

Rates

$425/ night on average can vary based on dates.

Questions?

Bill Lynn

w.lynn@herreshoff.org

(401) 253-5000


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