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Narragansett has been a tourist city and seaside resort since the 1800s; it is full of activities to engage in.
For a touch of culture and a bit of history, visit the South County Museum on Strathmore Street. Artifacts from early American settlers making home in Narragansett and South County are proudly on display. Samples of early life such as a general store, kitchen, schoolroom and more, are a part of the permanent exhibit. Also a part of the museum is a blacksmith shop, crafts, a carriage barn, a working print shop and more early settlement shops. The museum puts on special events when open from May to October. This is the only museum in Narragansett but there are countless in the area; for a listing of all the region's museums, click
Attractions in this city usually revolve around the water as the city is indeed a seaside resort. Whale watching is a great attraction. The whale watching season runs from July through Labor Day. Call call 1-800-662-2824 for more information or visit
Frances Fleet to learn about the whale watching expeditions and sport fishing tours that they lead.
Many of the resorts in the area are also stocked with activities to keep you entertained so make sure to ask!