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Address: 311 Berkeley Avenue, Middletown, RI 02842
Phone Number: +1 401-846-3116
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10:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Whitehall was the home of the eminent early modern philosopher George...

Whitehall was the home of the eminent early modern philosopher George Berkeley, who hoped to found a college in the colonies, between 1729 and 1731. Whitehall is open to the public July 1 - August 31. Resident scholars who are members of the International Berkeley Society give tours Wednesday through Sunday. The house is open at other times by appointment.

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A Shrine to Philosophy

A fascinating historic early American house museum. But I especially love the fact that the museum keeps the spirit of philosophical inquiry established by its colonial resident... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 September 2014
Christine H
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Middletown, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

A fascinating historic early American house museum. But I especially love the fact that the museum keeps the spirit of philosophical inquiry established by its colonial resident, Bishop Berkeley alive through its program of resident philosophers.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

It seems that on every trip, you come across one outstanding historically significant marvelous hidden gem, and Whitehall Museum House was that for me. We enjoy our free time by visiting and learning about historical residences and those people who had left their mark on history. Whitehall house and Bishop George Berkeley were just what we were hoping to find... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2011

I enjoy photographing historical buildings and this was very convenient, as well as having the connection with the English philosopher Bishop Berkeley. The museum inside was closed for the season but a lady connected with the site happened to be stopping by and was kind enough to give me a tour. The tour is definitely worth it for learning about... More 

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