Skip to main content Skip to home page

Loading Events
  • This event has passed.

Newport County Free Day

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, happening 2 times

Rough Point

Have you lived in Newport your whole life and always wondered what went on at Doris Duke’s place? Now’s your chance! Residents of Newport, Middletown, and Portsmouth, Jamestown, Tiverton, and Little Compton are invited to roam around Rough Point and enjoy one of the best views in Newport.

Whitehorne House Museum will also be open free to Newport County residents 10:00 am – 4:00 pm through the weekend.


Saturday Schedule of Activities:


Rough Point

All day: Lawn activities/croquet on the lawn, treasure hunts

11:00 am: Garden Tour  (meet by the camels)

11:30 am: Gallery Talk, A Real Housewife of Renaissance France (meet in the Great Hall)

1:30 pm: Gallery Talk, Patriot, Spy, Correspondent:  Doris, a member of the Greatest Generation (meet in the Great Hall)

2:00 pm: Garden Tour (meet by the camels)

3:30 pm: Gallery Talk, The Grandeur and the Grit: Rough Point’s Music Room Past and Present (meet in the Great Hall)


Whitehorne House Museum

All day: family-friendly activities (design your own chair, Legos, closer-looks at objects—see inside of drawers, etc.)

11:00 am: Guided Tour

2:00 pm: Guided Tour

Also enter our raffles to win prizes at both locations!

 

Sunday Schedule of Activities:


Rough Point

All day: Lawn activities/croquet on the lawn, treasure hunts

11:00 am: Garden Tour (meet by the camels)

11:30 am: Gallery Talk, Doris Duke’s Personal Collection Style (meet in the Great Hall)

1:30 pm: Gallery Talk, The Mother of All Pearls: Highlights of Doris Duke’s Bedroom (meet in the Great Hall)

2:00 pm: Garden Tour (meet by the camels)

3:30 pm: Gallery Talk, The Grandeur and the Grit: Rough Point’s Music Room Past and Present (meet in the Great Hall)


Whitehorne House Museum

All day: Family-friendly activities (design your own chair, Legos, closer-looks at objects—see inside of drawers, etc.)

11:00 am: Guided Tour

2:00 pm: Guided Tour

Also enter our raffles to win prizes at both locations!

Not a Newport County resident? Rough Point will still be open for touring at the regular $20 admissions rate.

For more information:
401–847–8344
visit@newportrestoration.org

Venue

Rough Point
680 Bellevue Ave
Newport, RI 02840 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
401–847–8344
Website:
https://www.newportrestoration.org/roughpoint/
Back to top