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Newport Mansions

Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-847-1000
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US$ 45.90*
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US$ 780.00*
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In Newport, RI, the leading architects of the 19th and early 20th centuries built magnificent mansions for the nation's social and financial elite. These "summer cottages" provided the backdrop for a society centered on sport, fashion and parties in settings of spectacular natural beauty. Ten of these properties have been preserved by The Preservation Society of Newport County and are open to the public. From the homes of a colonial merchant and leading China traders of the Victorian era, to the great Italian and French Renaissance palaces of the Gilded Age, these houses span over 250 years of American architectural and social history.Visit the Newport Mansions: The Breakers, Marble House, Rosecliff, Chateau-sur-Mer, The Elms, Isaac Bell House, Kingscote, Chepstow, Hunter House, and Green Animals Topiary Garden.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I decided at 11AM to drive to Newport to visit the mansions. We had about 5 hours and did 5 different mansions. Some where better than others but each tour (audio or guided) had it's own interesting facts for each house. Definitely...More

1  Thank Abbie D
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our first experience to visit these great mansions, Rosecliff was the second that we visited. We were greeted and guided by Marriette, one example of the great guides during the course of the day. She shared our love of history and pointed out...More

Thank danfhamilton60
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw The Breakers and Marble House and thoroughly enjoyed both. The audio tours, which are included in the ticket price, were both excellent. The parking is easy and right across the street. The opulence of both homes is staggering, and we loved seeing them.

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Newport last week with friends and bought the 5 house pass to visit the Newport Mansions. Mansions are close to each other and all provide free parking. Audio guides in most of the houses makes for an easy stroll through the homes at your...More

2  Thank dgr1968NewJersey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

And it was a great deal for $35. In charleston sc it was $20/ house and these were so much better! Great audio tours at 4 of them. Gorgeous and interesting history.

2  Thank Urbanfarmgrl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chose to visit these after visiting The Biltmore estate in Asheville, TN, and they were just as spectacular. We purchased the 5 house ticket and made it to the Breakers, Marble House and Rosecliff. Wish we would've had time to visit the Elms and Chateau-sue-mer....More

2  Thank skvalley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful tours of the mansions. Can choose which ones you want to tour. The parking was a little difficult,but tickets were easy enough to get.

2  Thank 356worldtraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We purchased the Annual Membership Pass ($80 versus the $70 "5-home tour pass...well worth the extra $10 to see ALL the homes). Be sure to include the Hunter House and Isaac Bell House (often overlooked). All the tours were informative and interesting. One note -...More

4  Thank jim s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. What stunning houses. This sort of thing is really not my thing but I still appreciated the beautiful pieces of architecture and had a hard time not envisioning me as an owner way back in the day living the high life.

1  Thank JusSilvag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Breakers and the Marble House. Got Breakers +1 ticket but if you have time and love this type of tours then get the ticket that allows you to visit all the mansions. Allot several hours to really tour and appreciate the opulence, grandeur...More

1  Thank Erm106
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Dean_Amy-2004
How many houses could you realistically see in a day?
14 March 2017|
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Response from X9197ZRPeter | Reviewed this property |
I think you can see 2-3 houses in a day, especially those located in the Bellevue Ave area. I'd suggest the Breakers, Marble House, The Elms or Rosecliff. You'll enjoy any of these "Homes" Peter
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Dean_Amy-2004
How many houses could you realistically see in a day?
14 March 2017|
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Response from Rhonda P | Reviewed this property |
My suggestion would be not more than three. I really enjoyed taking my time and taking it all in, as I am fascinated by grandness and the opulence of these homes!
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Sonia M
Can we take pictures inside the mansions during Christmas
26 November 2016|
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Response from DGJMK | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe most properties will allow photography with no flash. Best to inquire at each individual property.
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