Visitor Information Centers are available for your destination planning needs with free maps and brochures on local events, attractions, lodging, shopping, and dining. View the map below for Visitor Information Center locations, and scroll down for addresses, hours, and additional information for each location.
Bristol Town Hall
10 Court St.
Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:00pm
400 Hope St.
Saturday-Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Rogers Free Library
525 Hope St.
Monday-Thursday 9:00am to 8:00pm
Friday and Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Bristol Maritime Center
Sunday-Saturday 8:00am to 8:00pm
Herreshoff Marine Museum
1 Burnside St. Monday-Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Bristol Art Museum
10 Wardwell St. Thursday-Sunday 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Audubon Society Environmental Education Center
1401 Hope St.
Mid October-Mid April
Wednesday-Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Blithewold Mansion and Grounds
101 Ferry Rd. (Rt. 114) Seasonal Hours Vary; Blithewold will reopen for the Christmas Season on November 25th.
The Mansion and Gift Shop will be open on the following schedule: Nov 25th – Jan 1st Tues, Wed, Sat, & Sun 11:00am to 5:00pm Thurs & Fri, 11am to 8pm Closed December 24th & 25th
Gardens & Grounds: Year-round Monday-Saturday 10am to 5pm Sunday 10am to 3pm
In addition to on-street parking throughout most of Downtown Bristol, there are multiple convenient parking lots in close proximity to all Bristol has to offer. The following is a list of parking areas that are free and open to the public:
on the north end of Downtown: In addition to on-street parking on Thames, there is off-street parking at the East Bay Bike Path terminus.
just south of Rockwell Park, across the street from Robin Rug.
between Jesse-James Antiques and New Leaf Hair Studio.
behind Bristol Oyster Bar.
next to Town Hall. Please note that parking in this lot is for Town Hall employees Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:00pm.
at the Bristol Town Common.
Public restrooms are available to all Downtown visitors throughout the week at the following locations (see location hours above):