Naval War College Museum, Newport

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The Naval War College Museum in Newport, Rhode Island, is one of 10 official museums operated by the United States Navy, under the direction of the Naval History & Heritage Command and in co-operation with the Naval War College. It is located at Building 10, Luce Avenue, Naval Station Newport. It is located in the building which first house the Naval War College, a structure built in the early 19th century to house Newport's poor. The building is a contributing element to a National Historic Landmark District, along with Luce Hall, the college's first purpose-built building, in recognition of the War College's historical significance.
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  • For any Naval history buffs this is a great little museum. Lots of interesting history from the birth of our nation to the invention of torpedos and torpedo boats. Recommend taking the time to stroll....  more »
  • My husband was previously stationed here so he really enjoyedthe museum. Would be interesting for anyone with a background in the navy. You will have no problem getting on the base so long as you...  more »
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  • I really love this place when I went you have to be invited to go on the base by an officer if I'm not mistaken but a first-class operation love the Navy
  • Well detailed history of the Navy and its origins in Newport, RI. Very well done museum at this waterfront location on Newport's Navy base. Need to get clearance and show valid ID at gate to gain access onto the base.

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