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Admission to Mystic Seaport
"Immerse yourself in 19 acres of America's maritime history. Mystic Seaport encompasses a world-renowned preservation shipyard a 19th-century seafaring village and formal galleries where you'll find assorted permanent and rotating exhibits that explore America's relationship with the sea.  Visit the actively working preservation shipyard where ships and boats of all sizes are restored and main Ship-smith Print Shop and Ship Carver.  Talk with staff well versed in the activities trades of 19th-century maritime America and watch them ply their skills. The village also features three tall ships
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"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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The Breakers Tips (17)

His SUMMER COTTAGE

Known as the "Gilded Age", this was a time when Newport gleamed with opulance and overabundance. Here we see The Breakers, built by Cornelius Vanderbilt around the 1880's. It sits on 13 acres...
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Pawtuxet
Oct 26, 2015

A Grand Mansion - The Breakers

The "Grandest" of all the "cottages" in Newport, the Breakers was the summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, Grandson of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt who had established the family wealth in...
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Gypsystravels
Jul 11, 2016

Breakers

This is usually everyone's favorite. The Breakers was the summer house of the Cornelius Vanderbilt II (NY Central Railroad President). The house sits right on the water and has breathtaking views....
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cjg1
Apr 04, 2011

Childrens Playhouse

With a wonderful view of the ocean, the Children's Playhouse, located on the property of The Breakers was built by the Vanderbilt's for their children to have a place to play.As playhouses go, this...
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Gypsystravels
Jul 11, 2016

Breakers

I have a thing for dipping into this life of over-abundant luxury. First, the gold-coast mansions of Long Island introduced me to this interest, next I headed to the casles of Germany and finally I...
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chodearm
Apr 04, 2011

More Breakers

The cliff walk crosses in front of this rediculously large property. Roaming around the property is free of charge, rightfully, but 15 dead presidents will only grant access within. The sun was at...
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chodearm
Sep 24, 2004

Exterior views and gardens [The Breakers]

Here is a little overview of the Breakers and the Marble House. I first present the aerials and the pics of the grounds... the mansions themselves are on other tips.As you can see...their location is...
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Pawtuxet
May 27, 2009

The Breakers

Built in 1893 by Cornelius Vanderbilt II, it is the most jaw-dropping of the Newport mansions. It has 70 rooms, most of which are not accessible to the public, and 65,000 feet of living space. It is...
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Skibbe
Dec 27, 2012

The Breakers

This is the largest mansion, built by Cornelius Vanderbilt. A number of the mansions are open for public tours. Some have concerts and other special events. Visit the web site below for information on...
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Tom_Fields
Feb 26, 2006

The Breakers

The Breakers is Newport's grandest mansion. It was built during the 1890s by the Vanderbilt family, which controlled the New York Central Railroad and was one of America's wealthiest families in the...
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mikelisaanna
Apr 04, 2011

Visit The Breckets

If you have time to visit one single mansion, everybody will definitely raccomend this one. The entrance fee is quite expensive (28 USD for one adult in summer 2011) but the mansion is really visit...
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PALLINA
Aug 29, 2011

The Breakers

The Breakers is the largest and most magnificent of the Newport Summer house mansions. It was built by Cornelius Vanderbilt in 1893 and has over 65,000 sq feet of indoor space along with a 13 acre...
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Jim_Eliason
May 07, 2013
 
 
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Things to Do Near The Breakers

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Preservation Society

It's a great undertaking to take care and preserve the Historical homes and landmarks in Newport. The Preservation Society itself is located in a mansion on Bellevue Avenue which was previously...
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The Elms

The Elms boasts one of the most beautiful grounds of all the mansions. The gardens are quite beautiful with large trees, statues, fountains and formal gardens where the owners must have spent much of...
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Bellevue Avenue

Newport definitely has one of the best collections of mansions in the country. Many of the richest industrialists and businessmen in the country built homes here during the "Gilded Age". Many of these...
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Chateau Sur Mer

Chateau-Sur-Mer is a beautiful Victorian house as wel as a ational Historic Landmark. The house was home to the Wetmore family for over three generations. This is one of Liz's favorite houses. She's...
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The Mansions

Bought tickets at the visitors center. By the way tickets last forever if you do not see all mansions in one trip then you can see them on your next trip. Took trolley using the same 1 day pass I paid...
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Isaac Bell House

The Isaac Bell House wa built by Isaac Bell, a wealthy cotton broker and investor. The house looks like an ordinary shingled house and doesn't particularly stand out amongst the many grand mansions of...
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Getting to The Breakers

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44 Ochre Point Avenue

Hours

  • Sunday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Monday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Thursday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Friday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Saturday 09:00 to 18:00

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