First I'd suggest taking the regular tour to see areas of the house a guest might see. Stroll the formal gardens and pretend to be a millionaire in 1903. Then take The Servants Tour and be amazed at the steps the owner took to enhance...More
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If you have time after the main tour, the servant tour gives a very different perspective. They take you to the roof and you have views of the harbor and Newport. Enjoyed both the regular self paced tour and the servants tour.
The Elms is one of the nicer mansions in Newport. There are a lot of items are original ones. In some of the mansions in Newport, there is nothing inside left except the building itself. I like the Elms architecture style and its inside deco....More
had a spare hour at the end of y time in Newport, so umped onto my folding Brompton and cycled to see the Elms, and use up one of my 5 visit tickets. Realised I didn't have a bike lock, but the brompton folds very...More
The Elms was another house we went to visit. It was beautiful. You get headphones as you arrive for a self guided tour. A must see
Took the first tour offering for Servants tour - which is led by a guide - really cool way to see that side of life. Afterwards we did the "front side" of the house which made for an interesting comparison. Audio tours available for the...More
Another beautiful mansion in Newport, well worth the time. Loved the staircases and the grounds, the audio tour well worth it!
We enjoyed strolling through this home using the individual cassette players! Lots of info!! We had a fantastic tour pertaining to the life of the servants in this house!! Our tour guide for this special tour was Nick, who was OUTSTANDING!!! We got to see...More