Coggeshall Farm Museum is a living history museum dedicated to preserving the historic 1799 farmhouse on the property and authentically representing the lives of Rhode Island's 18th-century salt marsh farmers. We are an educational resource for the community.
Visit our History and Mission page to learn more about our founding years and current aspirations.
About Coggeshall Farm Museum
- Founded as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in 1973
- Operated by a small staff with oversight from a volunteer board of directors
- Situated on 48 acres of farm land, woodland and marshes
- Helping to preserve heritage breed animals and heirloom varieties of plants
- Interpreters depict the life of tenant salt marsh farmers in the late 1700s
- Educational programming available to schools, families, organizations and the community
- Open April 15 through December 15, Tuesday through Sunday, 10am to 4pm, and December 16 - April 14, weekends only, 10am to 4pm.
- Supported by memberships, charitable gifts, grants and events