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Chateau-sur-Mer is a landmark of High Victorian architecture, furniture, wallpapers, ceramics and stenciling. It was the most palatial residence in Newport from its completion in 1852 until the appearance of the Vanderbilt houses in the...more
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I enjoyed the live guide and the ability to ask questions. Our guide was great and after several audio guided tours at the other mansions she was like a breath of fresh air. Also was great to see an earlier architectural example.
We took the 3:30 p.m. tour with our very enthusiastic guide, Ed. The tour lasted almost 1 hour. This mansion included many interesting things to see and hear about. The furnishings and woodwork are beautiful! We enjoyed the tour a lot. It is handy to...More
This is an early Victorian structure which has undergone extensive remodeling, and changes during its lifetime. Our tour guide was knowledgeable of both the changes in the structure and the people who lived there. We also had the option of stopping her to ask questions....More
I'm going to cut to the chase and skip the politeness and be directly honest with you about the tour.
If you receiving a semester of college credit for the store, then it is for you. If you just visited another mansion with a 'concise'...More
I visited this after Breakers and before Elms as part of the "visit 5" ticket. This was a nice break from the audio tours. I can't remember our guide's name but it was Friday, Oct. 12th at 1:15. She was perfection- regal but down to...More