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Whitehall Museum House

311 Berkeley Avenue, Middletown, RI 02842
(401) 846-3116
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Ranked #6 of 8 Attractions in Middletown

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Middletown, Rhode Island
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A fascinating historic early American house museum. But I especially love the fact that the museum keeps the spirit of philosophical inquiry established by its colonial resident, Bishop Berkeley alive through its program of resident philosophers.

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New York, New York, United States
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213 reviews 213 reviews
105 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

It seems that on every trip, you come across one outstanding historically significant marvelous hidden gem, and Whitehall Museum House was that for me. We enjoy our free time by visiting and learning about historical residences and those people who had left their mark on history. Whitehall house and Bishop George Berkeley were just what we were hoping to find... More

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Newport, Rhode Island USA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is one of Newport Rhode Islands hidden gems in full view. Located on Newports busy tourist street, Thames, this gift of American History and Heritage preserved by Doris Duke and the Newport Restoration allows you to walk back in time and see items of magnificent cabinet makers skills who lived side by side of the founding fathers of our... More

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Harriman, NY
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

I enjoy photographing historical buildings and this was very convenient, as well as having the connection with the English philosopher Bishop Berkeley. The museum inside was closed for the season but a lady connected with the site happened to be stopping by and was kind enough to give me a tour. The tour is definitely worth it for learning about... More

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