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.
Visit Doris Duke’s art-filled mansion and enjoy panoramic ocean views from the extensive grounds. Open late March to November.
The Vernon House is a site for expansive story-telling, contemporary dialogue, and preservation trades skill-building.
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.
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Celebrate Halloween at Rough Point Museum during Roam Around hours on Wednesday, October 30. Experience the museum after the sun goes down and the lights are low, discover strange and eerie objects, and hear recordings of ghost stories told by the staff who knew Rough Point at its spookiest. Gardens will also be open for an illuminated jack-o-lantern stroll. Costumes encouraged!
Adults $20, Students w/ ID $10, Children 12 and under free
Free for Newport County Residents
Tickets for admission available at the door; no advance reservation necessary.