Museum of Work and Culture, Woonsocket

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  • The uniqueness of this small museum in Woonsocket, RI, spells out a forgotten heritage! Nap Lajoie played Major League with impressive numbers. Leo Duroucher and others are remembered.  more »
  • When I attended high school in Putnam, CT., there was a mill right by the river. Only much later did I find out that this mill made fabrics and textiles. All of a sudden, the history of these mills be...  more »
  • This museum focuses on the development of the manufacturing industry, mostly from the mid-1800's to the mid-1900's. It focuses on some of the key industries, such as a real engines of growth at the ti...  more »
  • This museum was a really cool experience. I had no idea that the mills that formerly existed in this area had such a strong connection to both the former French-Canadian culture of the area (which I also knew very little of) and changing labor rights movements. Very worth a visit
  • Important history to be learned of Blackstone Valley's role in Industrial Revolution, Immigration, life in a mill village, role of religion in the community as well as the company store. Excellent exhibits and outstanding special events: e.g., French-American celebrations! Parking lot across street and handicapped spaces near door.
  • Fantastic view into what it was like to work in textile Mills in the 19th century and beyond. A must see for history buffs, unique!
  • Pretty cool. Very interesting! My grandkids learned alot n really enjoyed it
  • A necessary history and tribute to Woonsocket's, and many surrounding town's, heritages and culture.
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