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Newport Car Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Outstanding Car museum and great museum of any kind.

A friend who is a serious car enthusiast told me this was the best car museum he had seen. I took... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fred D

This is by far the most amazing car museum I have ever been to. The owners meet you at the door and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Newport Car Museum celebrates the Art of the Car and is an immersive and interactive museum. The private collection of some 50 automobiles focuses on six decades of modern industrial automotive design and celebrates cars as works of art. From the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1947 W Main Rd, Main Gate, Portsmouth, RI 02871-1077
+1 401-848-2277
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend who is a serious car enthusiast told me this was the best car museum he had seen. I took my son (33) and had a great time. The cars are truly amazing and organized and displayed to give the historical perspective of each...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the most amazing car museum I have ever been to. The owners meet you at the door and walk you into the museum, which has like 60 of the most beautiful cars. It is not only about vintage cars, but about...More

1  Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At the encouragement of a family member who attends Roger Williams University, we drove down from Maine to check the museum out. Beautiful! Building is well kept, cars were clean, full of history, and well set out. The lighting was perfect for photos. Plenty of...More

1  Thank tomsmom96
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My brother-in-law and I decided to stop in for a look and we were not disappointed! They had a great selection of cars to drool over! We especially liked the muscle car section and the 69 comaro! Definitely worth the stop while visiting! Just don't...More

Thank Stanley C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Granted, I'm not super into cars, but I thought this place was weird and disjointed. A rich couple with a penchant for cars bought an old weapons factory from Raytheon, cleaned it out, and put several million dollars worth of mustangs, corvettes, and other random...More

1  Thank sitaramdas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you admire incredibly restored classic cars from decades ago in a climate controlled art gallery-like environment, then make sure this place is on your go-to list when touring around Newport. The museum attendants are readily available to answer questions about the collection. The cars...More

1  Thank lighthouselady63
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fantastic. Every Mustang ever made, every corvette. Cars from the fifties both foreign and domestic. Supercars, muscle cars, sports cars from Jags to Porches. All in mint condition. The cars are beautifully presented. I love this place and I think anyone who...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

I like this museum and love to do again nice place nice owner if you looking to see new car or old have Section corvette mustang Porsche camaro and more

1  Thank soudlt4
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Unbelievable automobile collection, not to be missed. The collection consists of high end and extremely unique cars from the fifties to present day. You are treated warmly and kindly from the moment you walk in. The museum is beautifully decorated as well as the wonderful...More

1  Thank Grover_Ohio
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

My first visit w/ my teenage daughter and teenage boy (family member) handicap in a wheelchair. Staff was very welcoming and friendly. BEAUTIFUL PLACE WITH LOADS OF CARS. Small cafe w free coffee and pastries. Several car videos to watch w comfy seating. Very nice...More

1  Thank Michelle C
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Ashley P
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Response from SeverusAlexander | Reviewed this property |
At first I thought the $18 per adult was high but the simulator ride is worth the price alone. Great facility and staff. Well worth the money.