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Rough Point Museum, Newport

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#6 of 20 in Historic Sites in Newport
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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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  • Currently undergoing extensive renovations without and within but parts are still open and the staff were beyond friendly and helpful! Such a gracious group working there as befits a gracious old... 
    Currently undergoing extensive renovations without and within but parts are still open and the staff were beyond friendly and helpful! Such a gracious group working there as befits a gracious old...  more »
  • You know you had a good time when you keep thinking about a place. This is so much more than a museum or a mansion. If you take the time to read and ask questions you will learn so much about the... 
    You know you had a good time when you keep thinking about a place. This is so much more than a museum or a mansion. If you take the time to read and ask questions you will learn so much about the...  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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