The first “Newport County Days” of 2016, during which residents of all Newport County towns enjoy free admission to the Newport Mansions, will be held Sunday & Monday, January 10 & 11, Preservation Society of Newport County CEO & Executive Director Trudy Coxe announced today.
Residents of Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth and Tiverton will all be eligible for free admission to The Breakers, The Elms and Marble House on those two days in January, by showing proof of residency at the ticket station at any of the three houses. Proof of residency can be a driver’s license, motor vehicle registration, passport, other photo id, utility bill, or any similar document that shows name and address. Identification is not required for children, but children must be escorted by an adult.
The Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island, is a non-profit organization accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and dedicated to preserving and interpreting the area’s historic architecture, landscapes, decorative arts and social history. Its 11 historic properties–seven of them National Historic Landmarks–span more than 250 years of American architectural and social development.