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Colony House

Washington Sq., Newport, RI
+1 401-846-2980
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Rhode Island once had a unique system of having state houses in several cities. Newport had one of... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
James S
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New York City, New York
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Instant, Easy and Interesting History Lesson

In my fascination with Newport’s Gilded Age mansions, I had overlooked the many other facets of the... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
1073BB
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Rhode Island once had a unique system of having state houses in several cities. Newport had one of these statewide state houses. Today all state government is in Providence. It's worth a visit. The main floor is just a large open space now, but don't...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2016

In my fascination with Newport’s Gilded Age mansions, I had overlooked the many other facets of the city’s history until we heard of tours offered through the Newport Historical Society. They can be booked, and leave from, the Society’s museum and gift shop in Brick...More

2  Thank 1073BB
Reviewed 20 October 2013

We saw this house on our old town ghost tour walk. It was cool to look if we had more time we would have gone inside to look around for sure.

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Reviewed 9 July 2013

We toured the Colony House by purchasing tickets at the Museum of Newport History (aka Brick Market) and we are so glad we did! Matthew (Newport Historical Society) was a wonderful docent and very knowledgeable on all things revolving around this property as well as...More

5  Thank eminker
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