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Rough Point is a mansion and a museum with an extensive collection of fine and decorative arts and a sprawling historic landscape with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. The property is experienced today largely as it was lived in during the lifetime of its most famous owner, the heiress, philanthropist, and preservationist Doris Duke.


Museum Hours

Rough Point Museum is currently closed for the season. Please check back here for updates on our 2021 schedule.


Regular Season through November 15, 2020 (now closed)

Museum Tickets 
Adults: $20.00
Students with ID: $10.00
Children 12 & under: Free

Active military members receive free admission with ID, and active members can extend their free admission to up to 4 family members through Labor Day.

Grounds & Gardens access included in museum admission.

Grounds Pass 
All visitors: $5

Combine Your Ticket
Purchase a combined ticket to both Whitehorne House Museum* and Rough Point Museum for only $25!
*Whitehorne House Museum is closed for the regular season and will reopen May 2021.

Rough Point Museum is currently closed for the season. Please check back here for updates on our 2021 schedule.


We are open online! We invite you to explore the remarkable mansion of an unconventional heiress from home. Please follow our  Facebook, Instagram or YouTube pages for the latest updates on opening, upcoming Rough Point From Home programs, and more.

Visit our online museum store!

The products of the Newport Restoration Foundation Store celebrate the life and passions of our founder, Doris Duke. We invite you to explore our curated collections—including unique, one-of-a-kind pieces inspired by our museums’ design, collections, and stories— exclusively available here.

Click here to start shopping from home or visit

  • For a limited time, standard shipping is free
  • Free drop-off delivery for Aquidneck Island addresses (Portsmouth, Middletown, Newport, RI)
  • Contactless pick-up is available at 51 Touro St.



680 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI

Parking is available at the property. The estate is fully air-conditioned and wheelchair accessible.

The Collection

Study for Decorative panel with two hounds by Oudry

Tapestry with proclamation scene

Large Cizhou baluster jar

Series of Scipio tapestries

Pantsuit by Emilio Pucci

Embroidered panel with the story of Esther

See The Collection
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