Other Ideas: Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art; Old Sturbridge Village; Mystic Seaport; Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area; Mystic Aquarium
View two centuries of American architecture, history and decorative arts in the grand villas of the powerful men and influential women who made Newport America's leading resort and a center of the arts and architecture.
Guided tours leave about every 10-15 minutes. Tours are forty-five to fifty minutes Check on special scheduling January - March.
School Group Programs
Newport's historic buildings allow for an interdisciplinary approach to looking at art and history. The Preservation Society of Newport County welcomes school groups to its historic properties,which are an ideal learning laboratory for students.
Teachers' Resource Guides provide suggested lesson plans, tour transcripts and reference materials to support learning standards for elementary students. Lesson plans adhere to Rhode Island Learning Standards in the Arts and English Language Arts.
Oct. 9 - Nov. 16, 2012
The Breakers, Chateau-sur-Mer, The Elms, Marble House and Rosecliff: Open Daily
The Breakers opens at 9 am, all others open at 10 a.m. Last tour admission at all houses is at 5 p.m. Houses and grounds close at 6 p.m.
The Chinese Tea House at Marble House open daily for lunch & snacks through October 28.
Check the website for ticket options.
424 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI, 02840 map
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