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arial photo of Providence and the national memorial
Arial photo of Roger Wiliams National Memorial in downtown Providence, Rhode Island.

Photo credit: David Lawlor


Roger Williams National Memorial celebrates Roger Williams and his contributions to the establishment of separation of church and state, a foundational principle of freedom in the United States of America.

The National Memorial was established by Congress in 1965. It is a 4.5 acre green space in Providence, Rhode Island. The beautifully landscaped and manicured grounds honor the life and legacy of the one of the 17th century's most influential people.

The visitor center offers exhibits, ranger programs, a short video, restrooms, and water fountains. Check the operating hours for more information on planning your visit.

The Parking Lot is free, however, it is only for visitors actively on the grounds and has a 2 hour limit.


Last updated: January 5, 2024

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282 North Main Street
Providence, RI 02903


401-521-7266 x207
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