The House Republican Caucus Is Your Link to State and Local Government Resources
state house tours
The State House is open to the public Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm except holidays. Free guided tours are offered hourly between 9 am and 4 pm. The last tour departs at 3 pm.
Small group tours begin in the State Library on the second floor; reservations are recommended. Large groups (10 or more people) are required to make a reservation. Tours last about 50 minutes. Visitors may do a self-guided tour. Self-guided brochures are available in the State House Visitor Center and Gift Shop and in the State Library.
Tip: December, May, and June are the busiest months for tours. If you plan to visit during those months, we encourage you to schedule your tour well in advance and, if you have the flexibility, request the first or last tour of the day. Source:Office of the Secretary of State
meet the republican caucus
Is your community or civic group visiting the Rhode Island State House and is looking to meet with a Representative from the Republican Caucus? If so, please email or call:
In 1636, Roger Williams, founder of Rhode Island, established the first working model of Democracy after being banished from Massachusetts for his “extreme views” concerning freedom of speech and religion. Thomas Jefferson and John Adams publicly acknowledged Williams as the originator of these concepts, along with the freedom of public assembly, in the First Amendment in the United States Constitution. Today, Rhode Island House Republicans uphold the liberties designed by our Founders and preserved in our Constitution, and are the primary legislative body promoting lean government, fighting for lower taxes, and advocating for initiatives and policies that improve the economy and in turn, the lives of Rhode Islanders. As members of a part-time assembly, we are small business owners, retired educators, community activists, lawyers, farmers, military service veterans, volunteers, former local officials, retired social workers, coaches, musicians, churchgoers and board directors -- bringing these community engagement and professional experiences to our work, on your behalf, at the Rhode Island State House.