The oldest synagogue in the United States

Touro Synagogue, a building of exquisite beauty and design, steeped in history and ideals, and one of the most historically significant Jewish buildings in America, was designated a National Historic Site in 1946.  Dedicated in 1763, it still serves an active congregation and each year greets over 30,000 visitors who come to see the magnificent interior and hear its remarkable story.

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Rhode Island Old State House

Things to do close to Touro Synagogue

There are many things to see and do close to Touro Synagogue National Historic Site.

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Roger Williams

Roger Williams

Discover the story of Roger Williams, the founder of Providence and an early proponent of Freedom of Religion.

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Interior of Touro Synagogue

The Touro Synagogue Foundation

The Touro Synagogue Foundation is dedicated to the preservation of the synagogue. To learn how to contact the foundation see how to Get Involved.

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