The Newport Artillery Company of Newport, Rhode Island was chartered in 1741 by the Rhode Island General Assembly during the reign of King George II of Great Britain. It is the oldest military unit in the United States operating under its original charter, and the company maintains a museum in its historic armory. The Company has served in wars ranging from the French and Indian War to the First World War. Individual members of the Company have served in every war fought by the United States.A visit to Artillery Company of Newport represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Newport travel itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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The gentlemen running the desk were knowledgeable and super friendly. We got a private tour! They have several unique collections (one of my favorites was a tiny pale pink paper pass for the balcony.... more »
An excellent experience for the entire family to learn about US military history. Our guide, Rob, could not have been nicer and more thoughtful in explaining some of the lesser known facts about the..... more »
One of a kind FREE military museum. Loads of interesting items. Knowledgeable staff. Amazing presentation!
Great collection of artifacts and a super knowledgeable staff- definitely a place to make time for!
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