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Green Animals Topiary Garden

Built c. 1860

Home to more than 80 topiary animals and other figures for more than a century, Green Animals also blazes with colorful flowers from May until October. The 7-acre property overlooks Narragansett Bay.

Plan your visit

Reopens May 11
Green Animals is not wheelchair-accessible.

Things to Do

Interested in a group tour?

Special rates available for groups of 20 or more adults and 10 or more students.

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Audio tours are self-guided using our free audio tour app

Visitors must bring their own smart device with earbuds/headsets and download the free Newport Mansions tour app before your visit. Printed scripts are available at most mansions and staff appreciate your questions.

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The oldest topiary garden in the nation is recognized by the American Daffodil Society as one of just 28 official Daffodil Display Gardens in the United States – and one of only three in New England, showcasing more than 22,000 daffodils in 70 varieties representing all 13 divisions and 19 color codes.

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  • Original Builder

    Thomas E. Brayton

  • Gardener

    Joseph Carreiro, superintendent of the property from 1905 to 1945, George Mendonca, superintendent until 1985

  • Ownership transferred to the Preservation Society


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