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Explore the Gilded Age
The Gilded Age was a period of unprecedented change in America. Fortunes were spent on luxuries such as the lavish "summer cottages" of Newport.
Episode Deep Dive
Learn about the people, places and events depicted in Julian Fellowes' popular historical drama series.
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Become a Member
We invite you to become a member of the Preservation Society today. In addition to joining an active community of preservation supporters and advocates, members are offered unlimited access to all open houses.
Our mission is to protect, preserve, and present the best of Newport County's architectural heritage. Learn more about us and our work.
Museum Rentals & Weddings
Host your wedding, rehearsal dinner, corporate event, or other celebration at our historic museums.
Exhibition at Green Animals Topiary Garden - Tickets on sale now!
Fans of HBO’s "The Gilded Age" will love this guided tour of locations in the Newport Mansions where the show was filmed.
See you at the Opening Night Reception, the start of Newport’s Summer Season. The place to sip, shop and see old friends and new!
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The Breakers is not a movie….it’s better. This is a real place you can visit today.
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Change can be exciting. It can also be unsettling. During the Gilded Age, change was happening at a pace unmatched in American history.
Celebrating the early 19th-century custom of a trip abroad as a means of gaining both exposure and association with the sophistication of Europe.
This tour highlights the stories of some of the men and women who worked to service the social whirl of Newport during the Gilded Age.
Below The Breakers was a marvel of Gilded Age technology. Through a guide-led tour, see the boiler room, tunnel and basement, and learn how daily life was transformed by new wonders. Advance ticket purchase suggested.
A dragon in the dining room and a dolphin under the stairs – this tour will introduce children to this Gilded Age mansion from a unique and fun perspective. Included with regular admission.
The Newport Flower Show will celebrate the early 19th-century custom of a trip abroad as a means of gaining both exposure and association with the sophistication of Europe.
Admission tickets can be purchased online or in person at the property. Multiple-house tickets are available at a discount price, and allow you to tour the houses on different days. Our house tour tickets never expire.
Enjoy unlimited admission; discounts in the Newport Mansions Stores; free or discounted admission for lectures, special events and children's activities, and so much more.
The price of your tickets and memberships goes directly to the preservation & restoration of the mansions & gardens.
Our mission is to protect, preserve and present an exceptional collection of house museums and landscapes in one of the most historically intact cities in America.
Your purchases and donations support the Preservation Society's work to conserve these historic places for today's visitors and for future generations.
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Parking is free onsite at all properties except for Hunter House and The Breakers Stable & Carriage House, where street parking is available.
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Explore the 11 properties under the stewardship of the Preservation Society and open as historic house museums.