Pawtucket

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF RHODE ISLAND (1840, NR, #) (H-1)
In the Pitcher-Goff Mansion, 58 Walcott Street. A hands-on museum for children 1 to 11 with exhibits and programs for fun and learning. Exhibit areas include: The State Room; My Way, Your Way; Great Grandmother's Kitchen; Our House; Great House Hunt; Shape Lab; Presto Change-Oh!; and the Gazebo Gift Shop. Programs scheduled weekly. Traveling exhibit: You Who?! OPEN: Year-round; Tue-Sat, 9:30-5 p.m.; Sun, 1-5 p.m. Closed first two weeks following Labor Day. 726-2590.

DAGGETT HOUSE (1685, NR, #)
Slater Park, off U.S. Route 1-A. Furnished with outstanding antiques, including Colonial pewter used in Revolutionary War and china owned by Gen. and Mrs. Nathanael Greene and the Daggett Family. Outstanding needlework and furniture. OPEN: Jun-Sep, Sat-Sun, 2-5 p.m. and by appt. by Pawtucket Chapter, NSDAR, Custodian. 333-1268, 722-2631.

HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME
Times Square. The corner of Exchange, Goff and Broad Streets. Monument to movies that were filmed in Pawtucket. 334-7773.

PAWTUCKET PUBLIC LIBRARY (NR, NHL) (H)
13 Summer Street. Excellent collection in the areas of literary criticism, Polish language and culture and local history. Scheduled adult and children's programs, special events and exhibits. Impressive library building. Main doorway mirrors the Athens Erechtheum. Six marble panels depict Egyptian, Greek, Judaic, Roman, Anglo-Saxon and Teutonic civilizations. OPEN: Mon-Thu, 9-8:45 p.m.; Fri-Sat, 9-4:45 p.m.; Summer hours; Mon-Thu, 9-7:45 p.m.; Fri-Sat, 9-3:45 p.m. 725-3714.

PAWTUCKET VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK (H)
Corner of Exchange Street and Roosevelt Avenue. The recently completed park, overlooking the Blackstone River, contains a monument to all Pawtucket Veterans and an amphitheater area seating 225 persons with a covered stage. 728-0500, Ext. 225.

SLATER MEMORIAL PARK. U.S.
Route 1-A. The park has full recreational facilities, including tennis courts and 18 picnic sites. The Looff Carousel was built in 1894, installed in the park in 1910 and restored in 1978. OPEN: Park: Memorial Day-Labor Day, 8-9 p.m.; Labor Day-Memorial Day, 8-dusk. Carousel hours: Easter Sunday-Jun 30, Sat-Sun, 11-5 p.m.; Jul 1-Labor Day, Daily, 11-5 p.m.; Labor Day and Columbus Day weekends, 11-5 p.m. 728-0500, x252.

SLATER MILL HISTORIC SITE (NR, NHL, NHS, #) (H-1)
67 Roosevelt Avenue, P.O. Box 696. Includes Slater Mill (l793), birthplace of American industry, the Sylvanus Brown House (l758), an early skilled worker's home; and the Wilkinson Mill (1810) which houses an authentic 19th century machine shop. A reconstructed 16,000 lb. water wheel (c.1826) is in operation. Operating early textile machinery and demonstrations of hand-spinning and weaving. Museum shop. OPEN: Jun l-Nov 1, Tue-Sat, 10-5 p.m.; Sun, 1-5 p.m.; Mar 1-May 31 and Nov 1-Dec 22, Sat-Sun, l-5 p.m. Groups by advance reservation weekdays. 725-8638.