Museum of Work & Culture Launches Online Gift Shop

Weekly Holiday Deals on Local Merchandise, Books, & More


(WOONSOCKET, R.I.) – This holiday season, the Museum of Work & Culture will offer weekly discounts to promote safe, local shopping in its newly launched online gift shop.


New sales will launch each Thursday beginning on Thanksgiving Day. Curbside pick-up will be available at the Museum on Wednesdays from 9am-2pm, with a final pickup date of Wednesday, December 23.


Sales will include 25% off locally produced wool blankets and City of Woonsocket throws (November 26 - December 2), 25% off Woonsocket crockery by Westerwald Pottery (December 3-9), 25% off children’s books and toys (December 10-16), 20% off your total purchase (December 17-23).


The public can make purchases by visiting


About the Museum of Work & Culture

The interactive and educational Museum of Work & Culture shares the stories of the men, women, and children who came to find a better life in Rhode Island’s mill towns in the late 19th- and 20th centuries. It recently received a Rhode Island Monthly Best of Rhode Island Award for its SensAbilities Saturdays all-ability program.


About the Rhode Island Historical Society

Founded in 1822, the RIHS, a Smithsonian Affiliate, is the fourth-oldest historical society in the United States and is Rhode Island’s largest and oldest historical organization. In Providence, the RIHS owns and operates the John Brown House Museum, a designated National Historic Landmark, built in 1788; the Aldrich House, built in 1822 and used for administration and public programs; and the Mary Elizabeth Robinson Research Center, where archival, book and image collections are housed. In Woonsocket, the RIHS manages the Museum of Work and Culture, a community museum examining the industrial history of northern Rhode Island and of the workers and settlers, especially French-Canadians, who made it one of the state’s most distinctive areas.