White Horne House Museum, Newport

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416 Thames Street (401) 847-2448

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    Whitehorne House Museum

    by Basaic Written Dec 9, 2014

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    The Samuel Whitehorne House is a very nice example of the Federal style of architecture and is another quite interesting museum in Newport. It was completed in 1811 and is filled with a great collection of 18th and early 19th Century furnishings, art and antiques collected by famous local Doris Duke. Hours are 10:30 AM to 3 PM Thursday through Monday from May through October. Admission is $12 for a guided tour and $6 for a self-guided tour. Free for kids 12 and under. The Whitehorne House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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    by cjg1 Updated Dec 31, 2008

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    The Whitehorne House is a museum that features some of the examples of Newport and Rhode Island furniture from the late 18th century. Pieces from the Townsend and Goddard workshops are on display. This museum is perfect for those who love early American furniture.

    Hours:
    May 1–October 31
    Monday, Thursday & Friday
    11:00 am–3:00 pm
    Saturday & Sunday
    10:00 am–3:00 pm

    Adults: $10.00
    Children under 12: Free
    AAA Members: $8.00

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