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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.

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Museum Hours
The museum is closed for the 2019 regular season, reopening April 7, 2020.

Tickets
Adults: $20.00
Students with ID: $10.00
Children 12 & under: Free
Scheduled guided museum tours available for an additional $5.

Ground 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 open May 27 – October 25, 2020.

Group Tours
For groups larger than 10 visitors, please visit our Group Tours page.

 

The museum is closed for the 2019 regular season, reopening April 7, 2020.

Guided Tours
Highlights of the Museum guided tours introduce the singular personality of Doris Duke through the home she created, the art she collected, and the causes she embraced. The tour visits two floors of the house and special exhibition galleries. Tours last approximately 60 minutes. Available for an additional $5.

Garden Tours
30-minute tour of the historic gardens at Rough Point. Enjoy breathtaking ocean views as we talk about the transformation of the grounds over the seasons and how NRF’s celebrates Doris Duke’s interest in environmental conservation and sustainable horticulture. Weather permitting.

Roam Around Rough Point
After hours access to the house, special exhibitions, and the grounds

Wednesdays, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Newport, RI County Residents are free!

Tickets for all admissions available at the door; no advance reservation necessary.

Group Tours
For groups larger than 10 visitors,
please visit our Group Tours page.

680 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI
401–847–8344
visit@newportrestoration.org

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

The Collection

The Visit of the Stadtholder Prince Frederik to the Fleet of the States General at Dordrecht, 1646

Portrait of Raphael Franco by Gainsborough

“Grotto” style piano stool

Portrait of Mountjoy Blount, Earl of Newport and George, Lord Goring by Van Dyck

Louis XVI carved, gilded, and polychromed armchair stamped Falconet

Near Reef of Norman’s Woe by Lane

See The Collection
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