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International Tennis Hall of Fame

194 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3515
+1 401-849-3990
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Good, but could be so much better!

Being a tennis super fan I always wanted to go to the Hall of Fame. This is a classy and well-kept... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Seaford, New York
Interesting place!

An interesting place in middle of the town! It is surrounding by shops and restaurants, from... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Built in 1880 by the architectural firm, McKim, Mead & White, the Museum galleries chronicle the rich history of tennis through interactive exhibits, dynamic videos and popular memorabilia from historic champions and the superstars of today. Dramatically set in the original club rooms of the Casino, visitors of all ages delight in Stanford White's architectural detail as well as the state-of-the-art gallery experience. In the Woolard Family Enshrinement Gallery plaques commemorate the great players, coaches, administrators and writers that have been inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. There are 235 Hall of Famers, representing 20 countries. In 1986, the International Tennis Federation (ITF), the governing body of tennis, officially recognized the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum as the sport's official Hall of Fame. The property today is now 6 acres and consists of the Newport Casino, 13 grass courts, 1 clay court, an indoor tennis facility, the Court Tennis facility, a grandstand and a historic 297-seat theatre. In July, the venue annually hosts the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships for the Van Alen Cup, the only ATP professional grass court tournament in the Americas. These are the only professional grass courts that are open to the public for play.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
194 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3515
+1 401-849-3990
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Reviewed yesterday

Being a tennis super fan I always wanted to go to the Hall of Fame. This is a classy and well-kept property. Beautiful grass courts and museum. Lots of historical memorabilia for the causal to the die-hard fan to admire. The museum needs to add...More

Thank Haywood16
Reviewed 4 days ago

An interesting place in middle of the town! It is surrounding by shops and restaurants, from outside, we didn't think this place is big enough to have several tennis outdoor courts, bubble indoor courts, theater, shops, stands and seats to watch these tennis games, with...More

Thank tnt972
Reviewed 5 days ago

The International Tennis Hall of Fame is in a class all by itself. One can scarcely believe so much tennis memorabilia, so many fascinating exhibits, and so much information can be housed within this architecturally intriguing building. TripAdvisor asks a reviewer to estimate the time...More

Thank Ben_Theretoo406
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a big tennis fan, so my wife and I only visited because of the historic aspects of this location. There is no admission charge to enter the grounds - you just walk right in. In the interior of the structures are various...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 1 week ago

It has been curated beautifully curated. The Hall of Enshrinees has a great ambiance. It has all the history one would want. It has more interactive opportunities. The Hall is in a National Historic Landmark, the Newport Casino. The renovation opened up more of the...More

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your into tennis then this is the place for you! Amazing facility including many grass courts, clay courts and hard courts. Great locker room facility. Ask for Rick for a private tennis lesson. Went above and beyond to help improve my game.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely and historic place that's as busy today as it was 100 years ago. The architecture is classic McKim, Mead & White, and everything is well-maintained. My favorite touches: the memorial bricks (there is one for Bud Collins) and the plaques on the walls...More

Thank Barbara E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The International Tennis Hall of Fame Museum is an Absolute for Your Bucket List and it wasn't even on my List.. Every room is Special...Every display is so Effective.... We went there as a Guest of Andy Roddick When he was inducted into the Hall...More

Thank danny W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Immacutely kept and enjoyed the tournament. My only gripe was not enough portapotties and food was limited.

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't do the tour but it was great just to walk around and see the grass courts. Our son loved running around the grounds. Would definitely suggest stopping by.

Thank Brad R
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10 September 2016|
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Response from Tochi4ever2000 | Reviewed this property |
There was a small kitchen eating area in which we had breakfast with the other guests. I am not sure how late it was open