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Newport Historical Society Walking Tours


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127 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6627
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a really great guided tour. We did it the day after arriving to get an understanding of the colonial history and found it fascinating. The tour guide (Chuck) was extremely knowledgable and delivered the information in an informative and entertaining way. A good...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We and our out-of-town guests loved our Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour this past Saturday. Our guide was a friendly and engaging story teller.

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Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

We loved this. My husband and I knew very little about the history of Newport. We left with ideas of places we wanted to visit, eat at and see. Our guide was very friendly and informed. He even brought a few pictures along which aided...More

Thank dsimons11
Reviewed May 21, 2018

walking tour was about 1 hr 1 min -- just right. Elise our guide, was very knowledgeable. She has a MS in history and was able to answer every question. When we were done, it was time for lunch !

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

We booked a tour with a private guide for an afternoon when we were hosting 5 couples from around the country, several of whom have never been to Newport. I emailed and confirmed the day before and they responded confirming from their end. When we...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2017

Took the Golden to Guilded tour. Our group (off season November) was small with only 3 of us. The tour was pretty good, the guide had some interesting information, though what I found most enjoyable was just walking down streets I would have otherwise not...More

Thank Kristin R
Reviewed July 23, 2017

If you want a quick history lesson about Newport this is a decent place to start. The tour was scheduled to be 90 minutes but took a little longer. The guide seemed very knowledgeable but was a little dry and hard to stay on track....More

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Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Took the tour today. Tour guide seemed forgetful. Not much information and some of it incorrect. Not worth the money.

Thank mgpc1
Reviewed June 18, 2017

We took a one-hour walking tour that stretched beyond as we ended up in the Common Burying Ground/Cemetery looking at graves of slaves and free African Americans. This tour begins on Thames St. and continues around 17th, 18th and 19th century homes and churches in...More

Thank Nancy2005
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Walking tours can be hit and miss. The walking tours provided by Newport Historical Society and Newport Restoration Foundation are a knockout. There is much more to Newport, Rhode Island than just the gilded mansions of the wealthy. This rich history is brought to life...More

Thank Michael D
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