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Fort Adams State Park

90 Fort Adams Dr, Eisenhower Trust Building, Newport, RI 02840-4388
+1 401-841-0707
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This venue of the Newport folk and jazz festivals is a stone citadel.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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90 Fort Adams Dr, Eisenhower Trust Building, Newport, RI 02840-4388
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"newport jazz festival"
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"eisenhower house"
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Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

If you want to reallllly see the Fort-call ahead and find out when the guided tours are. This way, you get to see the inside of the barracks, the actual tunnels on the south side to help defend against land attacks. Our tour guide provided...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

My family and I took the guided tour of Fort Adams on Tuesday April 18th. Great tour for families of all ages. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. Would highly recommend going if you are looking for something to do.

2  Thank Chad P
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

AAA members get $2 discount - $10.00 tour - Tour takes about 90 minutes to get through. Unfortunately the fort was not preserved as well as it should have been when the last post was removed in the 1950'a as homeless bedded down there. Still,...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Nice park. Open fields, places to relax & of course great views on the ocean. Just a relaxing day. Will return

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Reviewed April 3, 2017

The Fort is located in a state park, which is a great place to wonder around. It is also windy and, on the day we were there, was the coldest 35 degrees I have felt in many a year! Lovely views from the Forth, great...More

Thank Cecilia S
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Reviewed March 27, 2017

The biggest fort in the US, this tour is well crafted to show how the fort was built, how it ran and how it's being restored (with a lot of work still to come). The views are superb and the layout fascinating. What really makes...More

1  Thank suekeating
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Reviewed March 23, 2017

The fort is very well preserved. It is enormous, so be prepared to do a ton of walking. Will classify this as a nice to do, not a must do and this is why. 1. The tour guide seemed to rush us through the fort....More

3  Thank jeffreytomar
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Reviewed March 18, 2017

We were sad that we chose the winter days when the fort was not open to tours but did get to walk the grounds and very much enjoyed that. The fort looks so intriguing and they offer a special tour that explores the underground areas...More

Thank KestrelHaven
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

Nice View from the Fort of the town, bridge and across the water - There are different activities that happen at the Fort during the year, you will also go there on the Trolley Tour. There is lots of parking there, I have been told...More

Thank mac91960
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

I am an avid paranormal TV show watcher. When I saw the fort I googled it, and found out right away that yes Ghost Hunters had been there a few years back.... so of course I had to check it out. We had seen it...More

2  Thank Jasmine F
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Timos T
May 13, 2018|
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Response from jjnemitz | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry as I do not know. I went before it all started as a friend works for Sail Newport. You might google the Volvo races and see. It is a beautiful sight hope you go.
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Ralph D
February 3, 2018|
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Price per person and food
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Response from nazkar14 | Reviewed this property |
kids allowed I believe the price is $10 each that's adult pricing I have not a clue what if there is a discount for kids as far as group pricing I'm not sure if there is any but the tour is very educational and the guide... More
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