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 late March to November.
Experience the only museum in the world specializing in 18th-century Newport furniture and related decorative arts. Open late May to October.
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 becoming a Restoration Partner today.
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Join us for a very special Roam Around to celebrate the end of summer! Enjoy complimentary refreshments including Del’s Lemonade, live music by local blues band Cee Cee & the Riders, and lawn games for all ages. Visitors can also explore the museum and grounds.
Admission for this event is free for everyone. Free round-trip shuttle transportation will be provided from the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center and Edward King House in Newport; advance sign-ups for the shuttle are required. For more information on free transportation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.