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Naval War College Museum

686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841-1213
+1 401-841-4052
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Museum showing artifacts of the U.S. Naval War College, the oldest in the world.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“military id” (4 reviews)
“on display” (3 reviews)
“history buff” (2 reviews)
686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841-1213
+1 401-841-4052
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

I'm not a military person, but when I got the opportunity to go through it I went. I had no idea there was a war college and that's one of the reasons I wanted to go, the other reason is my husband (former Navy). We...More

1  Thank Lynda B
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is a great little museum that most people would never stop to see. It has some great history and was very worthwhile. They also have a nice little gift shop.

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

To gain access to this museum, you must call ahead and reserve a pass. Allow several days for the pass to be processed as you are entering an active Naval base. Security is high. Each person will need a picture ID. American citizens are welcome...More

1  Thank Carl V
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a great tour for those who love naval history, it is on the Newport Navy Base and is very interesting and best of all its free

Thank satking
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Learn much of the Naval history of Newport here. Plesant volunteer staff and next to the War College complex. A great visit.

Thank KestrelHaven
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Need to apply RAPIDGate Premier prior to enter, the office is on your right before enter Gate 1 when you pass bridge to Jamestown, I-95, NY & Route 138.

Thank Raimund C
Reviewed 10 December 2016

A great way to learn about the Naval and Maritime history of Newport. Vetting process and proper ID required.

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We had a tour of this campus recently. It is so lovely. So much history! The ocean front campus has a beautiful view of the bridge. Some of the historic buildings have been renovated and are embedded with rich history of the previous officers from...More

Thank Dutremblel
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Displays were dated and not inspiring. Felt as if nothing has been done to update information in many,many years.

2  Thank FreddyMa5400
Reviewed 4 November 2016

History, pride, a repository of thought and wisdom, don't leave Newport without going through the War College Museum.

Thank Professorjl
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