NRF promotes and invests in the architectural heritage of the Newport community, the traditional building trades, and Doris Duke’s fine and decorative arts collections, for the enjoyment, education and inspiration of all.
As a leader in the preservation of early American architecture, NRF supports research and education in areas directly related to its collections and issues of critical concern to the field of historic preservation.
Tour Doris Duke’s art-filled mansion and enjoy panoramic ocean views from the extensive grounds, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. Open April to November.
Experience the only museum in the world specializing in 18th-century Newport furniture and related decorative arts.
Explore 40 acres of open space, a tribute to the agrarian heritage of Aquidneck Island. The site is open daily from dawn to dusk for public enjoyment.
Newport Restoration Foundation holds one of the largest collections of period architecture owned by a single organization anywhere in the United States.
Celebrate excellence in historic preservation efforts within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
Live amidst history by renting one of our many historic properties.
Help us to continue a lived-in legacy by making a contribution to our Annual Fund today.
Newport Restoration Foundation believes collaboration makes a community grow stronger, and in turn, makes Newport a better place to live and explore. We are proud to hold partnerships with the following organizations:
Newport Restoration Foundation is excited to have Rough Point join six other Newport museums and cultural institutions in the launching of 36HoursinNewportRI.com. This new tourism marketing website will sell the first-ever combination tickets to the museums at a greatly reduced price, and also offers the community a platform for free promotion for local events, businesses, entertainment and more. We invite you to explore the brand new site and take advantage of this opportunity to see some of Newport’s finest attractions!
Discover Newport promotes travel and tourism to Newport and Bristol Counties, Rhode Island, which includes Barrington, Bristol, Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth, Tiverton and Warren. Make sure to begin your Newport adventure by taking a stop at the Newport Visitors Information Center, where you can purchase Rough Point tickets and learn what this vibrant community has to offer.
For more information, visit: discovernewport.org
Newport Visitors Information Center
23 America’s Cup Ave
Newport, RI 02840
Purchase your Rough Point tickets at the Bowen’s Wharf Pilot House, as well as harbor tours and boat transportation and depart right from their waterfront docks! They also offer scooter rentals, vineyard tours, bicycle racks, and an array of souvenirs, gifts and useful items for locals and visitors alike.
For more information, visit: bowenswharf.com
Bowen’s Wharf Pilot House
13 Bowen’s Wharf
Newport, RI 02840
Newport Helicopter Tours and Rough Point have teamed up to give you a chance to experience Newport like you never have before! See the famous Newport, R.I. Mansions from inside, and from 800 feet above… a beautiful and unique experience for all. The inside and above package includes the helicopter tour and a guided tour of Rough Point Museum (April – November) or the Breakers.
For more information, visit:newporthelicoptertours.com/inside-above/
Newport Helicopter Tours
211 Airport Access Road
Middletown, RI 02842
Newport OUT is an organization that aims to make Newport, Rhode Island and the surrounding area an open and inviting place for travelers who identify under the LGBTQ umbrella. Through hosting events and promoting activities and attractions, NPT OUT wants all LGBTQ people to feel welcome in Newport and have access to resources on the best experiences to include in their visit. NRF is a proud sponsor and partner of Newport OUT, and our museums are recognized by the organization as LGBTQ friendly businesses.
For more information, visit: newportout.com
and follow them on social media @nptout