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The Preservation Society of Newport County

424 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-6924
+1 401-847-1000
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So glad they exist!

If it were not for the preservation society, we would not have many of these homes to see. Several... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Mommyof5or3
Good Society

We have belonged to this organization for several years. They continue to maintain, preserve, and... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
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Society dedicated to the preservation of 9 of Newport's mansions.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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424 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-6924
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+1 401-847-1000
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

If it were not for the preservation society, we would not have many of these homes to see. Several of the later generations either did not want the mansions, or they were too costly to maintain. Some families gifted the PS with the house, furnishings...More

Thank Mommyof5or3
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We have belonged to this organization for several years. They continue to maintain, preserve, and conserve these historical mansions with grace and style.

Thank jeanne77b
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We toured the Breakers and Rosecliff. And servant tour at the Elms. The audio tours at the first two are great. The give good stories and background. 4 teenagers were entertained. Metered parking available (weekday) by 40 Steps on the Cliff Walk. But get there...More

Thank Kirsy1
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We have now visited Newport three times and we have continued our membership on each occasion. The Preservation Society has done a marvelous job of restoring and preserving the Newport mansions. We thoroughly enjoyed the tours and find the tour guides to be knowledgeable and...More

Thank Gara Lacy
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We went on a walking tour of Newport that was informative Nd fun. Lasted two hours. Tour guide was great. Gave us local place to eat at and explore. Would recommend.

Thank MountianLover
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The amount of work this group accomplishes each year is astounding. Education, restoration and fun events. They do an amazing job keeping the historical gems of Newport in beautiful condition for generations to enjoy and learn from.

Thank HeatherWineCountry
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The Preservation Society of Newport County has done impressive work! Not only did I learn a lot about architecture and the Gilded Age while touring these preserved mansions, I also learned about the intriguing folks who made these mansions their homes. I purchased an individual...More

Thank CollegeProf_9
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Very knowledgeable guides who each thought that their house was the most wonderful. Isaac Bell house shows the design ideas best, in part because it is empty. Some of the others (the Breakers, the Elms) over the top opulence, which is breath taking but....We preferred...More

Thank shannon292016
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This organization is who keeps the mansions open for visitor viewing. Incredible organization offering a historical view of our nations elite and their homes.

Thank Mrs J
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We made this our first port of call for a two day visit so that we could buy the most cost effective tickets. We wanted to see 5 houses and so it was just about cheaper to buy a membership. We also made bookings for...More

Thank Tom B
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Response from HummingbirdHillPlace | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, a multi-mansion pass exists. It is a significant savings. Check the website of the Preservation Society to see the ticket prices.
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