Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Transportation Museums

Code: TA-5500.9000

Institutions that acquire, preserve, research and exhibit permanent and/or traveling collections of artifacts which relate to the history of a particular mode of transportation or to transportation in general. Included may be material related to the impact of a particular form of transportation on a specific community or region; historical photographs; memorabilia of famous persons; vehicle models; replicas of notable transportation venues; engines or other sample vehicle parts; and authentic examples or replicas of vehicles from different eras which reflect the museum's specialty. Included may be horse-drawn carriages, antique bicycles, locomotives, dining cars, railway cars, classic and vintage automobiles, motorcycles, fire engines, buses, trolleys, cable cars, airplanes, helicopters, riverboats, vehicles used in motor sports, antique baby carriages and military vehicles.

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