Rough Point

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Rough Point is one of the Gilded Age mansions of Newport, Rhode Island, now open to the public as a museum.

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Dec 2, 2023
Rough Point is the fifth mansion that we toured in Newport and the final one. As one might expect, it is a beautiful house but it also has a very nice property with lovely gardens - even in the seco… Full review by RandyRoss
Oct 18, 2023
We absolutely loved our time at Rough Point. The staff was welcoming and answered any questions as you were allowed to tour the home at your own pace. You could download their app for touring the h… Full review by Janine B
Oct 8, 2023
Rough Point mansion is a very unique and beautiful property. It was so interesting to learn the mansion’s history and even more interesting to learn about Doris Duke the heiress who owned it. Defini… Full review by Page P

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Construction started:1887
Construction completed:1892

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Hi. Do you have on-site parking. Thanks.
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Good parking, not far to walk to front door. Some renovations going on but still well worth the visit!
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If Rough Point Mansion -1st floor wheelchair accessible?
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Call them, they have very nice staff
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If I purchase tickets online, do I have to print it? I don't have access to a printer.
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Hello, Thank you for your question! You do not need to print a ticket that you purchased online. You can just let the desk staff know the name in which the ticket was purchased under …
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Hello, Thank you for your question! You do not need to print a ticket that you purchased online. You can just let the desk staff know the name in which the ticket was purchased under and that will grant you admission.
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If I am arriving by cruise, is there a bus service to take me to Rough Point, so I may do the mansion tour? I am hoping …
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If I am arriving by cruise, is there a bus service to take me to Rough Point, so I may do the mansion tour? I am hoping not to walk, but I don't have the option of a car. Thank you in advance.
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Good answer by Richard B. Don't miss Rough Point, if you get a chance, watch the movie Too rich - the secret life of Doris Duke. I visited many mansions, but this is the one I made the trip for.
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If I am arriving by cruise, is there a bus service to take me to Rough Point, so I may do the mansion tour? I am hoping …
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If I am arriving by cruise, is there a bus service to take me to Rough Point, so I may do the mansion tour? I am hoping not to walk, but I don't have the option of a car. Thank you in advance.
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I don't know where cruises arrive, so I can't tell you for sure. There are bus/trolleys from the Newport Visitor's Center, but the schedule/route varies by season. On the off season they …
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I don't know where cruises arrive, so I can't tell you for sure. There are bus/trolleys from the Newport Visitor's Center, but the schedule/route varies by season. On the off season they do not make as many stops, so there could be a bit of a walk from the stop.
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