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South County Museum Opening Day & New Exhibit: Commercial Fishing in Pt Judith

  • Opening Day at South county Museum- Saturday, May 2, 2020. This is your first opportunity to see their new exhibit “Commercial Fishing in Point Judith – The Beginning.” Open 10AM -4PM. Members free. The South County Museum contains six exhibit buildings highlighting carpentry, blacksmith and printing trades, a carriage barn containing all sorts of horse drawn carriages from a hearse to a fire truck to a one-horse open sleigh. There is also a one room schoolhouse, a living history farm with Rhode Island Red Chickens, sheep and goats. In addition to this we also have antique Ford automobiles and a large textile collection. The Metz Exhibit Hall contains exhibits ranging from a Victorian kitchen and general store to a "please touch me" exhibit which is hands on for big people as well as little people.