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The Preservation Society of Newport County

424 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-6924
+1 401-847-1000
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Incredible Group

The amount of work this group accomplishes each year is astounding. Education, restoration and fun... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
HeatherWineCountry
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Sonoma, California
Excellent mansion tours!

The Preservation Society of Newport County has done impressive work! Not only did I learn a lot... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CollegeProf_9
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West Des Moines, Iowa
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Society dedicated to the preservation of 9 of Newport's mansions.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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424 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-6924
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+1 401-847-1000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The amount of work this group accomplishes each year is astounding. Education, restoration and fun events. They do an amazing job keeping the historical gems of Newport in beautiful condition for generations to enjoy and learn from.

Thank HeatherWineCountry
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Preservation Society of Newport County has done impressive work! Not only did I learn a lot about architecture and the Gilded Age while touring these preserved mansions, I also learned about the intriguing folks who made these mansions their homes. I purchased an individual...More

Thank CollegeProf_9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very knowledgeable guides who each thought that their house was the most wonderful. Isaac Bell house shows the design ideas best, in part because it is empty. Some of the others (the Breakers, the Elms) over the top opulence, which is breath taking but....We preferred...More

Thank shannon292016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This organization is who keeps the mansions open for visitor viewing. Incredible organization offering a historical view of our nations elite and their homes.

Thank Mrs J
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We made this our first port of call for a two day visit so that we could buy the most cost effective tickets. We wanted to see 5 houses and so it was just about cheaper to buy a membership. We also made bookings for...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 19 March 2017

... If you plan on visiting more than 3 homes or if you live in RI or SE Mass. We did a family membership plus, so we could bring 1 extra guest to every mansion we visited. It's been worth the $125 yearly membership (and...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Stopped at the office to buy mansion tickets. Lady at desk was okay, but not super friendly. Had to pry to get more information

Thank Darryl I
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Loved it! The Preservation Society of Newport County is doing a wonderful job of saving and sharing this time in our history. Self-guided time to explore and you can take pictures. We are now members and plan to go as often as we can. Thank...More

Thank JoniCrick
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I can't even imagine what it would have been like to have had that kind of money back then, especially from the coal industry

Thank ktdesign2016
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

First time visiting Newport, the preservation society has done an excellent job of maintaining the mansions, the tours were fascinating. The staff is very knowledgeable and helpful. Being handicapped, they were more than accommodating. There is so much to see and do, we enjoyed our...More

Thank Dukester66
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Is there a multi mansion pass?
11 September 2016|
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Response from HummingbirdHillPlace | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, a multi-mansion pass exists. It is a significant savings. Check the website of the Preservation Society to see the ticket prices.
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