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.
Tour Doris Duke’s art-filled mansion and enjoy panoramic ocean views from the extensive grounds, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. Open April to November.
Experience the only museum in the world specializing in 18th-century Newport furniture and related decorative arts.
Explore 40 acres of open space, a tribute to the agrarian heritage of Aquidneck Island. The site is open daily from dawn to dusk for public enjoyment.
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.
Help us to continue a lived-in legacy by becoming a Restoration Partner today.
If you are entitled to free admission or have purchased a ticket through another party, please call us at 401-847-8344 to schedule the time and date of your entry.
If you arrive onsite without first scheduling, you may not be able to be admitted.
Enjoy spectacular ocean views, explore the grounds and gardens, and tour the museum and special exhibition: Beyond Fortune: Myths & Truths of Doris Duke. Includes admission to the house and grounds.
Please note, if you purchase a combination ticket, Whitehorne House Museum is located at 416 Thames Street and is open Wednesday-Sunday.
Enjoy spectacular ocean views, explore two gardens, and learn about the history of the Rough Point estate and current caretaking of the grounds.
The Whitehorne House Museum of Newport furniture, craft & design celebrates the craftsmanship, artistry, and industry of 18th-century Newport furniture. We invite you to discover colonial Newport furniture— and through the furniture, what people valued, understood about the world, and how they lived.