Blackstone River Valley Region

Attractions

Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre -
Renowned for its acoustics, intimacy, and artwork, The Theatre has been a center for performing arts since 1926. When built, no theatre of similar size and class in the country offered musical equipment superior to that of the Stadium. Today, the Stadium Theatre has been full restored to it's original grandeur and offers performances by local, regional and national companies.

Blackstone River Theater - The Blackstone River Theatre (BRT) is a cultural arts center where the music, dance and folk arts traditions of the Blackstone River Valley come to life. BRT presents weekly acoustic-based music concerts with an emphasis on the ethnic groups that settled in the Blackstone River Valley, monthly folk dances and children's events, as well as special events on a year-round basis.

Slater Mill Historic Site - Located on the Blackstone River in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, the Slater Mill Historic Site is a museum complex dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the American industrial heritage.


Water Cruises of Rhode Island - Water Cruises operates 2 European style vessels: the Hope and the Renaissance. Water cruises offers a number of river transportation and cruising options for Rhode Island residents and visitors.

Museum of Work & Culture - This interactive museum presents the compelling and touching story of the French Canadians who left the farms of Quebec for the factories of New England. Illustrating a remarkable cultural preservation story of faith, language and customs, the exhibits recreate the unique Woonsocket labor story of the rise of the Independent Textile Union which grew to dominate every aspect of city life.

      

 

    

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