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Public & Private Spaces Historic Sites Tour
Tour the 1739 Colony House, built to house RI government meetings, and the c.1697 Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House, Newport's oldest house museum. Tour departs from the Museum & Shop at Brick Market, weather permitting, and lasts approximately 75 minutes. Reservations suggested.
|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, $5 children 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,
- Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour Weekly on Sundays, 10:30 am–11:45 am
- 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