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Coggeshall Farm Museum

#7 of 19 things to do in Bristol Features Animals
Colt Drive, Colt State Park, Bristol, RI
+1 401-253-9062
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Very realistic depiction of seaside life in early America

This small farm is an excellent replication of a seaside farm in early America. Sheep, ducks, lots... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Janehowlett
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Bristol, Rhode Island
Wonderful interpreters who will customize to your interests

We loved this place. The people who worked there clearly cared for the farm and the historical... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
divermom3
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Parkton, Maryland
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Colt Drive, Colt State Park, Bristol, RI
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small farm is an excellent replication of a seaside farm in early America. Sheep, ducks, lots of farm animals and an old farm house await you. Plan to spend about an hour or so wandering the grounds and visiting the old farm house. A...More

Thank Janehowlett
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We loved this place. The people who worked there clearly cared for the farm and the historical context. Since we had an interest in poultry, foraging and historical farming, they were able to answer questions which might have been obscure to people were were not...More

Thank divermom3
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Step back in time at Coggeshall. A living history museum with interesting animals, historic buildings, a working garden and beautiful scenery. We have been there several times and the staff is always willing to demonstrate historic crafts and teacnology, and encourage the children to help....More

Thank Doug G
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I went here for a Halloween festival. I can't remember if it was free or low cost, but I do think there is typically a fee. The property is filled with nature, open fields of grass and a few goats. When I was there there...More

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Visited the farm with the grandchildren. It's small but worth the visit with the farm animals milling around. A nice take if you're also walking through Colt State Park. You could park at the Park and walk through the park to the farm. The little...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Love this place! Went today with a group of stay-at-home moms and our children. We went right at 10 we were actually a little early, and one of the people who works there opened it early for us. We started with a brief talk of...More

1  Thank Puella202
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a quaint Early American working farm. They have great seasonal events and activities; mostly geared towards children. However, many adults get in on the fun. Learn about RI History just after the War of Independence when farming and small businesses were the basis...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Seasonal fun and good educational lessons for all ages at this living museum. Easy to find and a beautiful place to visit when in Bristol. You can spend an hour or half a day on the Bristol waterfront.

Thank mamadukes52
Reviewed 25 October 2015

After a welcome by the staff person, we toured 1700s-vintage home and farm buildings. Seeing how people lived -- farmed, ate, slept, and managed on a day-to-day basis 100s of years ago is eye opening. The farm is self sustaining and raises chickens, turkeys, cattle,...More

Thank ernief
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

This place is awful. Nothing is open and no part of it is a museum. The food is awful and the people are rude. The music is bad and there's nothing to do. We paid 64 dollars and every penny was a waste. This is...More

2  Thank Zach D
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