As of February 27, 2017, the museum is permanently closed to the public. The university is digitizing the museum’s holdings for research and can be viewed on our Collections page.

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Rhode Island: Small State, Big Taste!

October 5, 2010 - August 7, 2011

What do the words hot wieners, Del’s, coffee milk, pizza strips and stuffies bring to mind? If you aren’t local, they may bring you no more than a puzzled expression. For a Rhode Islander, however, these foods are a part of life in the Ocean State. This exhibit showcased the stories of the businesses that contribute to the unique flavor of Rhode Island foods.