Museum Entrance: 10 Wardwell Street, Bristol, RI 02809
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 42 , Bristol, RI 02809
Hours: Thursday - Sunday, 1 PM - 4 PM
*please call Administrator, Traci Williams, at 401-253-4400 to schedule a viewing outside of our designated hours of operation
Admission: General Public | $5
BAM Members | FREE
Students | FREE
Children under 12 | FREE
BAM is a proud participant in the Blue Star Museums program, offering free admission to our nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Click here to learn more.
Accessibility: The main entrance, first floor galleries, and bathrooms are wheelchair accessible. The second floor is wheelchair accessible by lift. Unfortunately, without on-site parking the Museum is unable to offer handicap parking spaces, but you are welcome to park in the small lot across from our entrance, if spots are available. The Museum entrance is accessible by car via Wardwell Street for visitors seeking direct drop-off. Service animals are allowed in the museum.
Additional Visitor Info: The Museum has a coat closet and restroom on the first floor in the reception area. An additional restroom is located on the second level of the Museum, on the west side of the building, down the hall from our Piccoli Classroom. Strollers, wheelchairs, and walkers are permitted within the galleries. Patrons are always invited to sketch in the Museum or on the Linden Place grounds. Community sketchbooks are available in the galleries to visitors of all ages. Please avoid wet/messy/permanent materials, pencils only.
Tours: For private tours and school tours, please contact the museum at firstname.lastname@example.org or 401-253-4400.
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Parking: Free street parking is available to Museum visitors, on Hope Street (Route 114) as well as throughout the surrounding neighborhood. There are also several public parking lots in downtown Bristol, please see the parking map below.
Please note: Bradford Street is closed to through traffic from Hope Street while school is in session. For drive-up access during school hours, please take High Street to Bradford Street, then turn left on Central Street to access Wardwell Street by car.
Public Parking Lots:
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