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Address: 596 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI 02840
Phone Number: 401-847-1000
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Description: This Newport mansion is famous for its ample use of marble in the interior.
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Marble house

This house was built by the Vanderbilts and showed the Golden age of privilege. This house is way over the top and made with marble floors and walls. All the latest gadgets of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Sebring, Ohio

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Sebring, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This house was built by the Vanderbilts and showed the Golden age of privilege. This house is way over the top and made with marble floors and walls. All the latest gadgets of the time period. They had way too much money to waste but fun to look at all the old furnishings. They do not allow any photography. Yet... More 

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Warwick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This is one of the Vanderbilt houses in Newport. Well worth a visit. Every room is full of artifacts, marble walls, paintings, etc. A must-see on the tour of the city's mansions. Parking lot on site is helpful. Audio cassettes allow for a self-guided tour at your own pace,with lots of additional information that is optional at each room the... More 

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IOWA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Upon walking through the doors of Marble you can help but utter WOW. Marble House was built in the late 1800's as a summer cottage for one of the Vanderbilts. It gets it's name because the walls and columns in the house are made of various types and shades of imported marble. Some of the second floor walls have a... More 

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BROOKLYN NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

nice tour of a "summer" home. there are a bunch of these all along this street. I don't remember why we choose this particular one.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I have to say, this is my favorite mansion of all time! The name itself "marble house" she be ebough of a prelude to spectacular beauty that will come of it. I must see!

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Martinez, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Another self guided audio tour. Another Vanderbilt brother's summer cottage made out of marble. Very beautiful, but not near as opulent as the Breakers. This brother wasn't as rich. It's still beautiful! I especially loved Mrs. Vanderbilt's room. The canopy bed and furniture were really lovely. I liked hearing about what life was like back then for the super rich... More 

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Falmouth, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Beautiful - Extravagant - Another World! This was one of the houses we visited on our 5-Mansion Pass. That was a more economical option than paying to see each mansion individually. However, we spread them out so as to see only 1 or 2 each day. As it is, you will still get them mixed up in your head. Marble... More 

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Smithtown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The self-guided tour helped us maneuver throughout the various rooms of the Marble House. Alma sure was a character. We went as part of the buy a ticket and see any 5 mansion through the Newport Historical Society. This house was one on our favorites.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Wow, the opulence is hard to imagine! Downton Abbey on steroids and the U.S. Version! The tour length is just right, and most of the house is open. Well worth the price!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Of the the three mansions this was my favorite for beauty. The marble walls were stunning. I would definitely go back again!

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Address: 596 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI 02840
Phone Number: 401-847-1000
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport

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