- The list below includes 332 free or cheap things to do in or near East Greenwich, Rhode Island, including 105 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, History Museums, Farms & Ranches and Music Venue.
- From Varnum Memorial Armory to Windmill Cottage, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in East Greenwich and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newport, Providence, Fall River and Narragansett.
Located within a historic 1913 style building, the Varnum Memorial Armory is host to a number of different events throughout the year. The armory offers a large meeting room, display area, offices, and a military museum with numerous historic artifacts.
Windmill Cottage is a historic house and former windmill. It was home to George Washington Greene, a former American consul to Rome and historian. It was purchased for Greene by his friend, the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
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1776 Revolution Street, East Greenwich, RI 02818 MoreLess Info
Built as a mansion in 1773, today The Varnum House Museum is furnished with period furniture from the Revolutionary era and features many historic artifacts. The museum retains regular hours in the summer and is otherwise open by appointment.
A historic militia group dating back to the colonial days of Rhode Island, The Kentish Guard were originally founded in 1774. Continuing on today in mostly ceremonial fashion, the guards feature a nationally renowned fife and drum corps.
The Cloud Hills Victorian Museum is a fully restored mansion that dates back to the 19th century, with groomed, landscaped grounds and a hands-on museum inside. The house and gift shop are open daily, but reservations are requested for tours.
With performers ranging from magicians to classic rock tribute bands, The Greenwich Odeum is a performing arts venue with weekly events. The venue is located in a historic 1920s building that once functioned as a vaudeville theater.
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80 Queen Street, East Greenwich, RI 2818 MoreLess Info
The East Greenwich Veteran Fireman's Association Fire Apparatus Museum features a collection of antique firefighting items, including a 1938 Mack fire truck. They are open the first and third Saturdays of each month, from May through September.