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Newport Restoration Foundation’s Whitehorne House Museum is the only museum in the world dedicated to displaying and exploring the artistry, history, and culture of 18th-century Newport furniture and related decorative arts.

What’s On


Guided Tours
Highlights of the Museum guided tours introduce visitors to 18th-century Newport furniture and the story of early America, Newport’s role in the development of the United States, and the wider global trade system. The tour visits two floors of the museum and lasts approximately 30 minutes.

Tours are offered daily at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. Included with admission.

One of the highlights of Whitehorne House Museum is its beautiful garden.  While the lot behind the museum has changed over the years—today the garden is designed to be a space for community to relax, have a conversation, and enjoy.

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

Museum Hours
The museum is open Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Visit the only museum in the world specializing in 18th-century Newport furniture and related decorative arts. Admission to Whitehorne House Museum includes access to the museum and gardens for exploration at your own pace. Knowledgeable guides are on hand to answer questions.

Admission is FREE until Sunday, September, 1, 2019.

Admission beginning September 4 – October 27

Adults: $8
Students: $5
Children 12 & under: Free

Combine Your Ticket
Purchase a combined ticket to both Whitehorne House Museum and Rough Point Museum for only $25!

416 Thames Street
Newport, RI
401–846–4152 ext. 123

Limited metered parking available.

The Collection

Porringer by John Otis

Benjamin Baker Highboy

Caleb Wheaton tall case clock

Portrait of Rebecca Taylor Orne by Joseph Badger

Portrait of Timothy Orne by Joseph Badger

George Washington mantel clock

See The Collection
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