The Preservation Society of Newport County is a private non-profit institution dedicated to historic preservation. We invite you to come and explore our eleven properties, representing more than 250 years of social, architectural and landscape history in one of America's most historically intact cities.
Learn about our exciting audio tours
, and the behind-the-scenes Servant Life Tour
at The Elms, where you'll enjoy an American Downton Abbey-like experience. Don't miss our new Beneath The Breakers Tour
, for a look at the underground infrastructure that made the above-ground beauty and elegance possible.
Colonial, Victorian, the Gilded Age - Newport has it all, and the Preservation Society offers our visitors a variety of affordable ticket and membership packages
. Plan a personal itinerary, design a family vacation or make arrangements for group tours;
all the information you need is right here.
Read through our common questions
page to find the answers to some of the questions most frequently asked by visitors and to get additional information that will help you plan your trip to the mansions. If you are traveling with young children, please note that strollers and carriages are not permitted inside any of the historic properties.
Invest your vacation dollars in historic preservation by becoming a member
of the Preservation Society. Membership provides an annual pass good for unlimited admission to all of the Society's properties, and many other benefits including discounts in the Newport Mansions Stores.
Some of our houses are open seasonally, so please check our Operating Schedule to determine which houses are open and which tours are offered when you are planning to visit.