Events

Holiday Open House at the Colony House

the Colony House Washington Square, Newport, RI

Visit the 1739 Colony House before Christmas in Newport’s opening ceremony and enjoy the ambiance of this historic structure. Browse for holiday gifts from the Museum of Newport History’s pop-up shop and purchase tickets for the popular Holiday Lantern Tour. Admission is free, donations are welcome.

Irish Museum Christmas Open House

Museum of Newport Irish History 648 Thames St., Newport, RI

Visitors are invited to view the exhibits while enjoying Celtic holiday music, eggnog and cookies. From 3:30-4:30 p.m. there will be caroling by the Ancient Order of Hibernians Men Singers. Visitors to the Center will learn about Irish immigration to Newport County from the 1600s to the present. The exhibits include maps, photographs, video, and […]

Newport Tours: Old Colony House Site Tour

Museum of Newport History 127 Thames St., Newport, RI

Built in 1739, this historic site was a center for Rhode Island’s colonial government. Explore its significant history, including the surrounding square, and view a Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington.

$5 – $15

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