The saving of the Elms is such an interesting story. The house and grounds are beautiful. Well worth your time
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My personal favorite if you aren't going to tour all of them. Stunning inside and out,believe one could live here.
This mansion was almost destroyed by a wrecking ball. At one time, these mansions of the Gilded Era were considered "white elephants". The contents of this house were auctioned off so house could be destroyed, but bought back later by the Preservation Society who purchased...More
We had a large group and could tour this wonderful piece of history at our own pace. Definitely recommend a visit, set aside at least an hour for the tour.
I'm used to seeing this kind of place around Europe but I was delighted to find such an magnificent and elegant place on the East Coast. Everything was breathtaking and I felt like I was in a period film. Gorgeous visit.
The Elms was the second Newport Mansion we visited after viewing The Breakers the previous day. The Elms is different enough from The Breakers to provide a different experience. The Elms is very grand with the pictures Marble and wall coverings all very grand. We...More
Visiting during the Christmas season is highly recommended since the crowds are less and the decorations are very nice. The Breakers is still my #1 favorite but The Elms is also worthy of a visit.
We choose tour about servants life in the mansion.We where glad to see other side of living in this Mansion.I never had a chance to book tour about life of people who serve the owners and families in such Palaces.Very Interesting.
We visited The Elms just before Christmas, and the house was all decked out and decorated for the holidays. We specifically chose this property because it is one of four Newport mansions offering an audio tour. Be prepared for stairs on this tour. There is...More
Like all the others in Newport it is worth the visit. No tour guide is necessary because they give you small hearing devices that guide you through your tour. It is setup to accommodate many languages.