Museum of Newport History & Shop – Newport Historical Society

Free to the public, this award-winning museum offers an engaging introduction to the area’s rich history and uniquely beautiful architecture. Visit the shop for distinctly-Newport gift items.


Brick Market Museum & Shop
127 Thames Street
Newport, RI 02840

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Newport History Starts Here. Museum, shop, and walking tours!

Located in the 1762 Brick Market designed by Peter Harrison, our award-winning Museum &Shop is the perfect place to begin a visit to Newport. The Museum provides the whole family with an engaging introduction to the area’s rich history and the beauty of its architecture. Glimpse the lives of the people–past and present–who have made Newport one of America’s most historic cities. Open daily, the Museum & Shop at Brick Market is an information center and departure point for guided walking tours.

  • History
  • Souvenirs
  • Museum
  • Tours
  • Walking Tours
  • Rhode Island products
  • Books
  • Books about Newport
  • Gifts
  • Toys
  • Children's books
  • Games
  • Puzzles
  • Virtual lectures

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