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Fort Adams State Park

90 Fort Adams Dr, Eisenhower Trust Building, Newport, RI 02840-4388
+1 401-841-0707
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This venue of the Newport folk and jazz festivals is a stone citadel.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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90 Fort Adams Dr, Eisenhower Trust Building, Newport, RI 02840-4388
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Take the guided tour of Ft Adams if you enjoy naval history. Never used in war, this fort was an engineering marvel. The surrounding park is a great place to walk.

1  Thank Judy B
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

So, my husbad wanted to go here...i cant say I was looking forward to it but trudged forward as he took me to see everything I wanted to see. Tons of great history here...our tour guide Greg was outstanding...he kept the tour on our toes...More

Thank Tammy Jo O
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Good place to drive to or bike to if I’m Newport. Didn’t tour the fort though it’s a nice spot to view the boats and also to get a full picture of the Newport Bridge. Will be back to tour the fort itself next time....More

Thank Vjay S
Reviewed 28 October 2017

You can't buy tickets online but it was easy to arrive a little early (the tours start every hour) & buy tickets in the gift shop/visitor center. The tour was interesting & just long enough where you didn't lose interest. I don't remember our guides...More

1  Thank BrussoDallas
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I was a bit of along for the ride on this one. I was surprised with how much I enjoyed and learned from the tour. Our guide (Jack I think) was very informative and entertaining to listen to. The Fort itself is huge and much...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I've seen I don't know how many forts but I must admit I really liked this one a lot. Our guide, Greg, was excellent (although you do have to walk fast to keep up!) and answered all questions. You could tell he really was invested...More

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 23 October 2017

What a great history lesson we learned while touring Fort Adams. The tour was about and hour and a half and we learned so much regarding the Fort and the Harbor during the wars. Our guide was very knowledegable and took us everywhere through the...More

1  Thank ggwje
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Fascinating fortress hovers over the harbor mouth. Great entry into the harbor on a cruise ship with a grand view of the harbor. Fort is an easy addition to the cliff walk and exploration of the Breakers and the other mansions.

1  Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

If you're in the Newport Rhode Island area you have to see Fort Adams they have a wonderful tour through the whole fort with excellent narration by a guide and the one we had was Greg very very knowledgeable enjoyed the hour and 15-minute tour...More

Thank nazkar14
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Tour guide was super knowledgable - lots of bang for buck! A tour of the Fort also provides great views of the harbor and the city of Newport.

2  Thank galewis2
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Rena L
3 June 2017|
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Response from elbamsc1 | Reviewed this property |
I believe there was a dog on the tour we were on.
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Rose D
17 February 2017|
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Response from lois p | Reviewed this property |
only open mid may to october.
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Susan L
25 July 2016|
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Response from sestiro | Reviewed this property |
I think I'm too late ...but we really liked Benjamin's...I'm not sure if admiral Fitzroy is near the park...sorry
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