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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


Whitehorne House Museum is currently closed, opening for the season on Wednesday, May 26 2021. Please check the website for the most up to date information.


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.

Group Tours
Visit our Group Tours page.

Museum Hours

Whitehorne House Museum is currently closed for the 2020 season. We anticipate reopening in May 2021. Please check the website for the most up to date information.


House Schedule

Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, last admission at 3:30 pm


Adults: $10
Students: $5
Children 12 & under: Free

Newport County, RI residents: 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

Caleb Wheaton tall case clock

Portrait of Rebecca Taylor Orne by Joseph Badger

Pier table by John Goddard

19th-century watercolor showing John Goddard’s house and workshop

Carver Chair with braided cornhusk seat

Tea table

See The Collection
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