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Culinary Arts Museum, Providence

(4.5/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
Where in Providence would you find a 15-stool diner, a New England Tavern dating back to 1833 and a fully operational Skee-Ball machine, all under one roof? It may sound impossible, but the Culinary Arts Museum has it all. Not only for foodies or chefs, the eclectic array of exhibits appeals to anyone who eats. From ancient Chinese cooking utensils to a play area for kids known as the “Little Chef Diner,” the museum has something for everyone.

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  • So glad we were able to go here before it closed to the public. Admission was only $6 with a AAA card and well worth. My favorite parts of the museum were the student food truck, cake, and pastry disp...  more »
  • I took a friend for her birthday, mainly to see the diner section of the museum, because I was taking her to Modern Diner in Pawtucket afterwards. The museum is interesting if you like all things culi...  more »
  • This is an unusual museum, dedicated to food, food history, restaurants, diners, kitchens, kitchen equipment, etc. They've recreated a diner and a tavern and some other settings. Unfortunately, the mu...  more »
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  • Amazing displays, cheap entry and all around a positive experience.
  • Very cool museum! Worth stopping by.
  • It was very interesting, don't forget to bring your student ID if you have one!
  • Always keep you busy with massive amount contents .
  • I had never heard of this museum until I attended a conference here, but I was immediately mesmerized in spite of my general lack of interest in food preparation. The museum is also an archive and is the largest collection of its type in North America. Highly recommended, it is definitely one of Providence's must-see attractions.