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From Golden to Gilded History Walking Tour
From Newport's colonial Golden Age to Gilded Age summer colony, discover the transformation of the city and its people. Tour lasts approximately 75 minutes and departs weather permitting. Reservations suggested as space is limited.
|Where||Museum of Newport History at Brick Market 127 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Who to bring||Everyone|
|Price||$12 per person, $10 Newport Historical Society, $5 ages 12 and under|
More About Museum of Newport History at Brick Market
This award-winning museum provides an introduction to the Newport area's history as well as the beauty of its architecture. Run by the Newport Historical Society, this institution also offers visitors a look at the stories of the people who made Newport one of America's greatest cities.
Exhibits include James Franklin's printing press, colonial silver, paintings, objects of daily life and more. The exhibits highlight those who worked and played in Newport, the 17th century English settlers who started the community, Newport's Goddard-Townsend craftsmen, and the wealthy, the artists, the writers, and the architects who frequented the city during the Gilded age. Year-round residents are also highlighted.
The museum and shop are located in the 1762 Brick Market.
Other events here
- Hearth & Home: Keeping Warm in Early Newport Daily,
- Golden to Gilded Walking Tour Weekly on Saturdays, 10:30 am–11:45 pm
- Colony House, Great Friends Meeting House, and Wantong-Lyman-Hazard Museum House Site Tours Weekly on Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
- Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour Weekly on Sundays, 10:30 am–11:45 am