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Address: 1003 Waterman Ave, East Providence, RI 02914-1314
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+1 401-228-7292
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The Cape Verdean Museum has a unique collection of artifacts, photographs,...

The Cape Verdean Museum has a unique collection of artifacts, photographs, maps and crafts the tell the story of the islands and their people. It has also a great deal of information on Cape Verdean Americans and their history. There are exhibits on slavery, whaling, Cape Cod cranberry picking, the immigration packets, the longshoremen, the Independence movement among other topics. The museum has one of the largest collections of English-language books on the people and a special selection of films and maps.

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Had an interesting and instructive tour of Cape Verdean museum, hosted by Yvonne. Diverse collection of mementoes. Great to learn about area history. This is a local gem!

Reviewed 24 May 2016
Beth A
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East Providence, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

Had an interesting and instructive tour of Cape Verdean museum, hosted by Yvonne. Diverse collection of mementoes. Great to learn about area history. This is a local gem!

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Reviewed 21 May 2016

This museum has many more items than one would think. If you're interested in history, especially Cape Verdean history, try to make this a stop on your tour.

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