Newport Mansions

Newport Mansions
424 Bellevue Avenue
Newport , RI
Phone: 401-817-1000
Fax: 401-847-9477

Tthe Newport Mansions will be closed to visitation. All CDC advisories regarding COVID-19 will be closely monitored and a decision on the feasibility of re-opening the houses will be carefully assessed. The exhibition “Becoming Vanderbilt” is postponed until further notice. The opening reception will be rescheduled for a later date. The Newport Symposium is postponed until 2021. Registered individuals will be contacted directly. The Preservation Society will continue to act on advice provided by public health authorities. For information about daily operating schedules and regular programs visit

The Newport Mansions are landmarks of a vibrant era. To capture the flavor of Gilded Age, the hear the voices, memories and experiences of generations of people who lived and worked in these houses through a series of audio tours of The Breakers, The Elms, Marble House & Rosecliff. From Marble House, where the Duke of Marlborough met his future Duchess, Consuelo Vanderbilt to The Elms, where actress Ethel Barrymore and President Teddy Roosevelt’s daughter Alice were among more than 400 housewarming party guests, discover a world of exceptional elegance and inspiration in architecture, landscapes and social history.

Our group tour options range from discounted rates for student field trips, to exclusive pricing for tour operators and meetings planners, to a variety of special events held annually such as The Newport Flower, the Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival and Christmas at the Newport Mansions, all at discounted rates. Experience over 250 years of America’s social and architectural history at the Newport Mansions.


Additional Information

Season: Year round.
Days: Daily
Hours: 10am-5pm
Touring Time: 1.5 hours per house
Group Size Limit: Min of 20 adults for adult group rate. Min. of 10 students for student group rate.
Self Guided or Guided:
Wheelchair Access: Yes at Rosecliff, The Elms, Marble House and The Breakers
Group Leader Free: Free with a min. of 20 adults. Student Groups – one adult chaperone free & required for every 10 students
Driver Free: Yes
Deposit Policy: No deposit required
Additional Information: Self Guided or Guided: Audio tours of The Breakers, The Elms & Marble House available in English, French, German & Spanish. Audio tours of The Breakers & The Elms also available in Chinese. Audio tour of Rosecliff available in English. Guide-led tours at remaining house. Green Animals Topiary Garden is a self guided tour.