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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.

Current Exhibitions

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Museum Hours

Rough Point Museum and grounds are now open for the season until November 15.

Please be aware timed tickets MUST be reserved online prior to your visit, and all visitors are required to comply with all COVID-19 safety protocols. Also, please note the museum is closed daily for cleaning between 12pm-1pm.

Click here more information on tickets and guidelines.

Grounds Schedule

Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm, last admission at 3:30 pm, closed for cleaning between 12pm-1pm.

House Schedule

Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, last admission at 3:00 pm, closed for cleaning between 12pm-1pm.

Grounds Pass 
All visitors: $5

Museum Tickets (beginning July 7)
Adults: $20.00
Students with ID: $10.00
Children 12 & under: Free

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

Grounds & Gardens access included in museum admission.

Combine Your Ticket
Purchase a combined ticket to both Whitehorne House Museum* and Rough Point Museum for only $25!
*Whitehorne House Museum is temporarily closed – opening date to be determined.

Rough Point Museum and grounds are now open for the season until November 15.

Please be aware timed tickets MUST be purchased online prior to your visit, and all visitors are required to comply with all COVID-19 safety protocols. Also, please note the museum is closed for cleaning between 12pm-1pm.

Click here more information on tickets and guidelines.


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 shopnewportrestoration.org.

  • Order $50 or more and 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
401–847–8344
visit@newportrestoration.org

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

The Collection

Portrait of Caroline Spencer, Fourth Duchess of Marlborough by Reynolds

Beauvais tapestry with the arms of France and Navarre

Pair of cloisonné candlesticks

Portrait of Charles, Prince of Wales, later Charles II, by Van Dyck

Study for Decorative panel with barbet by Oudry

Nymph Attributed to Clodion

See The Collection
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