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Fantastic Umbrella Factory

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Quirky place!

Small and quirky place with a few shops, a cafe, and animals. Great for finding unique gifts. We... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Patricia S
via mobile
Unique & fun.

The last time I came here was 15 years ago. I love all the updating they've done and as you're... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“bamboo forest”(22 reviews)
“love this place”(11 reviews)
“cool place”(7 reviews)
Converted barns which now house shops of local craftspeople.
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4820 Old Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-1817
+1 401-364-6616
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The last time I came here was 15 years ago. I love all the updating they've done and as you're walking around don't be surprised if chickens come prancing out from under a bush. I love the unique shops and I was amazed they were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RIDance
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect; thought we'd just find a large gift shop. The factory is actually a collection of unique and artisanal shops, a cafe, a greenhouse and some nature attractions. I don't want to oversell the place, it was interesting but won't be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank steventZ9493NW
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Highly recommend you go during the summer season. Beautiful plant nurseries, bamboo forest, gardens, and a petting zoo. Nice shops with vintage stuff, handmade items, tapestries, instruments, and more There's a cafe too with great lemonade and iced coffee

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank HappyNomad2018
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The Umbrella Factory is a great spot for the young and the young at heart. Baby Boomers who want to go back in time to the 60’s and 70’s will have a blast. The stores are throw backs. Want a tie dye shirt no problem....More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank paul1009
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Very fun activity shopping animal plant hippie goodness. Great for all ages, they have cool things to see, cool shops to check out, cool animals to feed, cool bamboo maze to navigate and a good eatery.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank mi682017
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This gem of a place was a fantastic way to spend a hot Sunday. Lots of trees and a beautiful place to shop local artists and browse through cute little shops. We dined at the cafe and enjoyed an outdoor table where the chickens roam...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Patti J
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Cute little spot in Rhode Island. There are a few shops and a wonderful greenhouse There’s also a café. Cute walkways, rustic setting.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 742sunflowergirl
Reviewed 22 June 2018

If you are into over-priced jewelry and tie dye, then this is your place. Few shops that are all pretty much the same. Peace signs and incense galore. People were nice but not worth the drive out to this hippie gathering place. Oh, and no...More

Date of experience: June 2018
6  Thank lljjbb
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

neat place to kill an hour or more looking around. There’s shops, food, ice cream, green houses, gardens, art and animals. Lots of unusual hand made items, T-shirt’s, clothing. Everything from original art to incense. Pottery, plants, chickens running about. A fountain, sculptures emus and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Russell M
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Small and quirky place with a few shops, a cafe, and animals. Great for finding unique gifts. We always find something there!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Patricia S
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Lisa J
16 August 2017|
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There really is no good answer! There is a sign on the property that pretty much says there's no good reason!