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Rhode Island Historical Society Library

City or Town:Providencelibrary picture
Library Code:RHS
Address:121 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906
Phone:401-273-8107
Fax:401-751-7930
Head of Library:
Web Address:http://www.rihs.org/library/before-you-visit/
Directions:

Coming from north or south of Providence:
Take Interstate Rte 95 to Rhode Island exit 20, which is Interstate Rte 195 East. On Interstate 195 East, take Exit 2 for Wickenden Street. At the bottom of the exit ramp (at the light), take a left onto Wickenden Street. Follow Wickenden Street through two sets of traffic lights. Make the next left onto Hope Street (at the four-way intersection at the crest of a hill). The Library is six blocks up on the right-hand side at 121 Hope Street (at the corner of Power Street). Parking is generally available on the street - there is no off-street parking. Please be aware of parking regulations on local streets.

Coming from east of Providence:
Take Interstate Route 195 West to Rhode Island Exit 3, Gano Street. At the bottom of the exit ramp (at the light), take a right onto Gano Street. Follow Gano Street for four blocks to Power Street, and turn left onto Power. Follow Power Street for four blocks until it intersects with Hope Street. The Library is on the left-hand corner of Power and Hope streets. Parking is generally available on the street - there is no off-street parking. Please be aware of parking regulations, which are strictly enforced.

Coming from west of Providence:
Interstate Routes 6 and 44 lead to RI Rte 10 North. Take Rte 10 North to Interstate Rte 95 South to Interstate Rte 195 East (this is a left-lane exit!). On Interstate 195 East, take Exit 2 for Wickenden Street. At the bottom of the exit ramp (at the light), take a left onto Wickenden Street. Follow Wickenden Street through two sets of traffic lights. Make the next left onto Hope Street (at the four-way intersection at the crest of a hill). The Library is six blocks up on the right-hand side at 121 Hope Street at the corner of Power Street). Parking is generally available on the street - there is no off-street parking. Please be aware of parking regulations, which are strictly enforced.