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WBNA House Tour: Creative Conversions

  • Welcome Center, Hmong Church 46 Dexter Street Providence, RI, 02909 United States (map)

Long abandoned church.
Victorian firehouse.
Lightning splitter.

Explore these Creative Conversions and seven other reimagined residences, artists' studios and urban gardens during the West Broadway Neighborhood Association’s Annual House Tour, presented in partnership this year with Providence Preservation Society (PPS).

The Creative Conversions House Tour invites you inside both modern and historic houses – the majority of which are inhabited by working artists and makers – on Providence's storied West Side. Be inspired by the design, decor, and interior and exterior transformations of these captivating homes. And learn about the dramatic history of this small neighborhood pocket of the Armory District.

This self-guided walking tour is open to the public and is family friendly, with discounts available for students and seniors.


Purchase tickets in advance for a 20 percent discount! Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 day-of.  For students, seniors, and military persons, tickets are $15 in advance, $20 day-of. Children under 12 can take the tour for free when accompanied by an adult.

Advance ticket sales end at 9pm on Thursday, October 4. You can purchase tickets at the Welcome Center (46 Dexter Street) starting at 10am on Tour Day, Saturday, October 6.


Take the tour and explore the West Side at your own pace

With a map and select locations to stop, visitors and long-time Rhode Island residents can take the WBNA House Tour to see private homes, artist studios, and discover secret urban gardens that green the city-scape.