Did you know that Newport has over 300 pre-Revolutionary War era buildings still standing—more than any other city in the United States? And that Newport had an early history of religious tolerance, a policy that paved the way to American independence? Or, that in the 19th century Newport was home to many important artists, writers and architects?
Let Newport History Tours’ guides introduce you to the city’s three centuries of American history.
Newport History Tours are entertaining, affordable and intimate. Led by expert guides, and based on material in the Newport Historical Society’s extensive manuscript collection, each tour lasts approximately 75 minutes.
Newport History Tours are offered year-round. Call 401-841-8770 to make reservations.