What a Mansion! No words can describe! We visit the Marble House every year in September for the Food and Wine Festival and what a treat this is! One of my favorite places when in Newport!
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Movies "The Great Gatsby", "27 Dresses", and "Amistad" were filmed here. Beautiful place and a must to see! Spend time listening to the added information on the headsets. Alva was quite a woman "well behaved women seldom make history". Check out her bed!
Beautiful from the outside, within it's like looking in a jeweled box. Each room is opulent and unique. The glass doors allow you to glimpse inside a magic room and then you enter and stand inside. If the surfaces are not covered in marble they...More
When it was built between 1888 and 1892, Marble House was unparalleled in design and opulence. Designed by the noted society architect Richard Morris Hunt, it was built as a summer cottage retreat for Alva and William Kissam Vanderbilt. It was a social landmark that...More
Apparently, the family could not share the Breakers for a few weeks every summer and the brother's wife decided to import the best marble she could find so that her "cottage" was as grand as the Breakers.
Marble House is one of several early 20th century mansions in Newport. Virtually every room in this particular property smells palpably like the ammonium stink of urine. Is there a no solution for this? And the young staff members seem like they want to be...More
Stunning mansion FULL of marble. Again, not everyone's taste, but absolutely beautiful in it's array of colored marble. Very interesting audio tour full of interesting facts about the lives led her back in the day. Complete with a lovely 'tea' house overlooking the cliffs. A...More