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Rough Point Museum, Newport

4.7
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Welcome to the Newport home of Doris Duke—heiress, preservationist and art collector. From April through the first week of November, tour the oceanfront mansion, still decorated as she left it, filled with fine art and antiques from around the world. Tour schedule at http://bit.ly/cEJF6u
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  • This is a must see. You feel like you are stepping into a very (very) rich friends house. The original furniture and her treasure ( Ming vases, Catherine the greats side tables) are incredible. Take.....  more »
  • Even though I have been to Rough Point many times I always see something new! In addition to the beauty of the house itself there was an exhibit of Doris Duke's life and clothing which was very...  more »
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  • Neat mansion. Not as crowded as others. The staff was excellent. It was a cool day outside yet it was freezing in the mansion! My toes were frozen by the time I left. You could even tell the staff was cold. Be prepared and bring a sweater. Doris Duke has a lot of neat artifacts that she collected. I would even have enjoyed more plaques because there was just so many interesting things.
  • Amazing.!!! Doris Duke was one interesting and amazing woman! Her home a mix of past and present . You can see how she loved her home at Rough Point. Possibly my favorite or the Newport Mansion. Such a human feel here! I will always come back to visit!

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