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.
Opening July 1, 2023: NRF and Art&Newport are excited to present a group artists exhibition on cards and card playing: Games, Gamblers & Cartomancers: The New Cardsharps
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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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 email@example.com.