About Tomaquag Museum in Exeter, RI

Located in Exeter, Rhode Island, Tomaquag Museum offers a variety of programs and activities that focus on Indigenous history, culture, arts, and Mother Earth. Through its interactive exhibits, lectures, workshops, and special events, the museum seeks to create a space for education, understanding, and celebration of Indigenous history, culture, and identity. It also works to provide meaningful opportunities to interact with, understand, and learn from Indigenous people and cultures, and to foster dialogue and action on modern Indigenous issues.

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What kind of kids we support

  • Physical abnormalities
  • Coed
  • Preschool
  • Kids
  • Tweens


  • Playground
  • Internet Access

Programs at Tomaquag Museum in Exeter, RI

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Visiting Museum Educators

Are programs available for Youth Pre-K to Grade 12 and Adult Programming for Ages 18+. Can't make it to us? We can come to you! Tomaquag Museum offers visiting museum educator services right to your doorstep! Schools, Troops, Universities, Churches, Libraries, Conferences, Museums, and more! We can make any program fit your group’s needs, desired learning topics, or cultural experiences. All of our staff are members of Indigenous American tribes and present a first-person perspective on our history, culture, art, and lifeways. Check out our program offerings below!

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Youth Virtual Museum Education Programs

Available to All: Our Virtual Museum Educator (VME) programs and services can be formatted to fit any specific needs and goals. Every year we provide workshops and presentations, and more to Individuals, Groups, Pre-Schools, Private & Public Schools Grades K-12, Camps, Scouting Groups, After-school Programs, Community Organizations, and more. If you don’t see what you’re looking for here, let us know and we can create a program just for you

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Children's Story time

Tomaquag Museum is back with a whole new Story Time program! Story time is intended to create a safe and energizing space for Native and non-Native children to learn about various tribal nations in a culturally sustaining way. We hope to encourage the growth and learning of our students holistically –– by sharing stories that speak to emotional, social, and mental strength. After each story, a craft will follow that will help emphasize the lesson and moral of the story, while providing necessary tools for children to express themselves in a creative manner.

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Location and contact information

390 Summit Rd, Exeter, RI, 02822