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Museum of Yachting

Harrison Ave., Fort Adams State Park, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-847-1018
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pilgrimage stop for all sailors

. At the Adams Fort Park is a pilgremage stop for all sailer.Several 12-meter boats are visible... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2016
ChocolateCzar
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Museum of Yachting no longer there

The Museum of Yachting, formerly located at Fort Adams is no longer. Its holdings are now part of... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2015
rumcakez
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Newport, Rhode Island
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1 Mar 2016
“pilgrimage stop for all sailors”
10 Oct 2015
“Museum of Yachting no longer there”
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Harrison Ave., Fort Adams State Park, Newport, RI 02840
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+1 401-847-1018
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

. At the Adams Fort Park is a pilgremage stop for all sailer.Several 12-meter boats are visible from the shore and can be rented. The history of the America Cup races (up until 1982 when the USA lost it to the Australians) is on display....More

Thank ChocolateCzar
Reviewed 10 October 2015

The Museum of Yachting, formerly located at Fort Adams is no longer. Its holdings are now part of the International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS) on Thames Street in Newport. The 'museum' continues operation in the form of the annual wooden yacht regatta, hosted by IYRS....More

Thank rumcakez
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Supposedly moved from Fort Adams to Themes St. We went to both sites and the only remnant of a once lovely museum is a library of old boat building journals.

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Reviewed 27 June 2013

My son and husband wanted to visit the Museum of Yachting during our trip to Newport. A local guidebook said it was located at Fort Adams. We drove out to the fort and wandered around looking for the museum. We saw a sign for the...More

2  Thank EastCoastRoadWarrior
Reviewed 2 October 2010

My sailing junkie husband got his fix. We picked up a MOY burgee as a souvenir of our Newport trip. Great day!

2  Thank loribates
Reviewed 28 December 2008

The Museum of Yachting is a small two floor building that holds lots of pictures and models of sailboats. They also build a boat right in the Museum. You have to pay a fee to enter but the museum is self guided so you can...More

2  Thank TwentiesFlapper
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