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We welcome groups of all sizes to experience the beauty of Rough Point. Guided group tours introduce the singular personality of Doris Duke through the home she created, the art she collected, and the causes she embraced. The 75-minute tour visits two floors of the house and special exhibition galleries. We invite your group to explore the grounds on your own, before or after your tour. A guided garden tour may be added for an additional fee.

Rough Point is open six days a week, April 5-November 11. 

Group tours are offered during regular hours of operation, unless special arrangements are made. The first available tour time is 9:30 am; the last available tour time is 3:30 pm.

Advance reservations are required, and a non-refundable deposit is required upon booking.

Groups of 1-11:  $25 per person
Groups of 12+:  $20 per person

Curator-led tour: $10 per person in addition to the above prices
For groups seeking more information about Rough Point’s art collection.

Garden Tour: $10 per person in addition to the above prices
Garden Tours may also be purchased for groups as a stand-alone activity; see Three Centuries of Gardens below.

Parking is available onsite. Motorcoaches may not park at Rough Point. The facilities will accommodate 36-passenger vehicles and smaller.

Accessibility: The estate is fully air-conditioned and wheelchair accessible.

 

To inquire about group tours, or to arrange a visit, contact visit@newportrestoration.org

The Newport Restoration Foundation's Whitehorne House Museum is the only museum in the world specializing in eighteenth-century Newport furniture and related decorative arts. For the 2018 season Whitehorne House Museum is open on a limited basis for private group tours and individual appointments.

Group tours are offered year-round, Monday through Friday; subject to availability.

We recommend planning on an hour for your visit.

Advance reservations are required, and a non-refundable deposit is required upon booking.

Groups of 10-24: $15 per person ($150 minimum)

Curator-led tour: $10 per person in addition to the above prices
For groups seeking more information about Rough Point’s art collection.

Garden Tour: $10 per person in addition to the above prices
Garden Tours may also be purchased for groups as a stand-alone activity; see Three Centuries of Gardens below.

Nearby street parking is recommended. 

Accessibility: Whitehorne House Museum is not wheelchair accessible. Restrooms are not available on site. 

To inquire about group tours, or to arrange a visit, contact visit@newportrestoration.org

Prescott Farm preserves 40 acres of open space, a tribute to the agrarian heritage of Aquidneck Island. Guided tours can be tailored to meet your group's needs and interests. Tours may include an exploration of the site's ties to the Revolutionary War, historic and contemporary horticultural practices, or aspects of daily life in rural New England.

Advance reservations are required, and a non-refundable deposit is required upon booking.

Group tours are available year round, seven days a week.
We recommend May-October for optimal experience, planning on 60-90 minutes for your visit.

Youth Programs are available for all ages.
If you are an educator interested in bringing your group to Prescott Farm, see our Educator Resources page for more details.

Rates vary depending on program. Groups are capped at 75 people.

Contact us for more information.

Picnicking is encouraged at Prescott Farm (two picnic tables are available for use) and parking is available at the property.

Accessibility: The buildings have one step to the first floor. Paths between buildings are unpaved but well maintained. Portable restrooms are available seasonally.

To inquire about group tours, or to arrange a visit, contact visit@newportrestoration.org

Visit three special Newport gardens! Tour the 18th century kitchen garden at Prescott Farm, the 19th century urban garden at Whitehorne House Museum, and the spectacular Olmsted-designed grounds at Rough Point. Guides will weave together a story that spans centuries, ending with Doris Duke and the work of the Newport Restoration Foundation to preserve these cultural landscapes.

Advance reservations are required, and a non-refundable deposit is required upon booking.

Group garden tours are available seasonally. Contact us for more information.

Three Centuries of Gardens: $28 per person
Includes guided garden tours at Rough Point, Whitehorne House and Prescott Farm.

Individual Garden Tours: $10 per person
Garden Tours for Rough Point and/or Whitehorne House may be purchased as part of the group tour packages listed above, or separately if your group is interested in visiting only one site.

 

 

To inquire about group tours, or to arrange a visit, contact visit@newportrestoration.org.

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