Newport History Tours
Step back into Newport's golden age through Newport History Tours. Stroll through exquisitely preserved living neighborhoods. Hear stories of revolution and ruin, struggles for religious liberty, and remarkable entrepreneurship among Newport's diverse people. Our expert guides are your source for authentic history. We invite you to explore Newport's central place in American history.
Discover Colonial Newport
Hear stories of revolution and ruin, struggles for religious liberty, and remarkable entrepreneurship among Newport's diverse people.
Rogues & Scoundrels
See where scoundrels lived, where pirates profited, and where criminals were put on trial and punished. Find out why this colony was sometimes known as "Rogue's Island."
Souls & Stones
Explore the Common Burying Ground and its gravestones. Learn about the carvers, their art and the diverse people buried there who helped shape Newport’s history.
From Golden to Gilded
From Newport's colonial Golden Age to Gilded Age summer colony, discover the transformation of the city and its people.
Rum & Revolution
From the thriving colonial rum trade through the temperance movement and Prohibition-era smuggling, learn about the changing role of alcohol in the community.
Road to Independence
Riots and rebellion, enemies and allies! Hear stories from the years surrounding the American Revolution in Newport.