Take a step back in time. Visit the authentically restored and furnished 1750 home of the Stuart family and learn about the life of one of America’s best-known portraitists, Gilbert Stuart.

The Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum is situated on 23 acres in the woods of Saunderstown, Rhode Island on a beautiful millpond and stream, surrounded by gardens, woodland hiking trails, fresh water fishing and more!

From the North

Take I -95 South through Providence to exit 9, Route 4 South. Route 4 South merges with Route 1 South. Take the exit for Route 138 East toward Jamestown and Newport. Take the first exit to Route 1A South toward Narragansett. Take your third right onto Snuff Mill Road and follow signs to the Museum.

From the South

Take I-95 North to exit 3 Route 138 East. Follow Route 138 East past URI to Route 1. At the traffic light, turn left onto Route 1 North. Proceed about two miles and turn right onto Gilbert Stuart Road.

From the East

From Newport follow Route 138 West over the Newport Bridge to Jamestown and continue over the Jamestown Bridge. Take the first exit over the bridge to Route 1A South toward Narragansett. Take your third right onto Snuff Mill Road and follow signs to the Museum.

Gilbert Stuart Museum
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BIRTHPLACE & SNUFF MILL

Birthplace & Snuff Mill

The Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum is situated on 23 acres in the woods of Saunderstown, Rhode Island on a beautiful millpond and stream.

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MEMBERSHIP

Gilbert Stuart Museum Membership

The Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum is a non-profit organization supported by the generosity of our members, their participation, and donations.

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CONTACT

Contact The Museum

The Museum is open seasonally from May – September | October limited hours

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