Welcome to the Westerly Armory

Welcome to the website of the Westerly Armory

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Open Hours:  Mondays AND Thursdays from 9 am – 4 pm & by appointment
Location:
  41 Railroad Avenue, Westerly, Rhode Island 02891
Mail:  PO Box 614, Westerly, RI 02891     Phone:  401-596-8554      FAX:  401-596-9529
Email:  westerlyarmory@aol.com

The historic Westerly Armory has been restored to its place as community icon and now serves as a museum, an event venue, home to The Westerly Band (America’s oldest active community band), and largest memorial in Washington County to all veterans.  Erected in 1901 after the wood-framed armory on Main Street was destroyed, the Westerly Armory is one of only 18 historic armories in the state of Rhode Island.  It is on the National Register of Historic Places and is also a Save America’s Treasures Site, awarded by the United States Congress.

Come visit the museum of both community & military memorabilia. No charge for tours.
Rent the Armory’s drill hall for a show, reception, or  special event. Click on RENTALS.

The Armory is home to America’s oldest active community band, The Westerly Band (founded in 1852). Lastly, the Armory is the largest memorial to all veterans in all of Washington County.
See a video about the Westerly Armory (and others) made by Jim Hummel
(cut & paste it into your browser):
https://www.providencejournal.com/story/entertainment/arts/2020/11/13/westerly-armory-has-been-reinvented-the-peoples-museum/6244787002/