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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.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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90 Fort Adams Dr, Eisenhower Trust Building, Newport, RI 02840-4388
+1 401-841-0707
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Reviewed yesterday

it was a cool rainy day, I was in a wheelchair but the guide insisted he could help with the wheelchair and I really would enjoy the tour. Thanks to him I did enjoy every minute of that tour. A GREAT historic experience!!!

Thank keninio-h21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hiked out here from downtown. Lots to see. Nice little gift shop with many iteresting history and ocean related books. Good clean bathrooms. The Fort itself was not open ( should be more often!!!) but the whole area around it was great. Looks like Navy...More

Thank anywhereonearth
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We stopped by the Fort Adams park to take a tour of the area, but they only offer guided tours at limited times. We unfortunately did not have the time to wait for the next guided tour. The walkway along the water in this area...More

1  Thank cfertenb
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We arrived one hour after opening, and we were able to get a tour right away. Tours are given at the start of every hour. No one else at the time wanted a tour , so we had a private tour with the guide. The...More

1  Thank Debie3682
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This place was kind of cool but also kind of a mess at the same time. It seemed there was maintenance stuff stashed everywhere. I guess it could be the time of year we were there. They may keep things tidier in the busy season.

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended tour, come early to ensure you get in. Have to be escorted by a tour guide. Tour doesn't:t allow you to see all of the fort, some areas are too rundown and dangerous. Great history lessons from the guide. Listening tunnels we're my...More

Thank Irene_trekker
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The title says it all. Not much has been restored and much of the fort is trashed but you get a good idea of the historical significance. Our tour guide, Jack, was excellent - very informative and a neat New England sense of humor.

Thank Rich O
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Just loved it! Walks through the fort, along the seafront and beyond. Nice gifts are available but make sure you get there before closing time

Thank Jeremy D
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We visited Fort Adams and went on an hour long guided tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and helped paint a clear picture of how the Fort came into existence and what it was used for throughout the years. I was disappointed to learn that...More

1  Thank SamHTravels
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This was a very interesting tour. It is full of history and if you are a history buff and see how things worked at that place in time if is for you. I was impressed given the time span of the engineering aspects. Very impressive...More

1  Thank dianne24
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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.
Rose D
17 February 2017|
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Response from lois p | Reviewed this property |
only open mid may to october.
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