What's New!


NHS Bookstore & Gift Shop

Surnames in Genealogical Collections

The Collections  

Museum of Newport History

Historic Sites

Internship Program

Historic Tours

Public Programs

Annual Awards

Center for Newport History

History & Background

Get Involved

Location & Directions

Staff & Board List





Educational Programs

The Education Department of the Newport Historical Society provides public programming for a wide variety of ages and audiences. Our mission is to educate the local audience and occasional visitors about the rich and complex history of a city whose past has reflected and influenced the American experience. Some of the Society's offerings are listed below. Become a member and receive free and discount admissions. For more information, please call (401) 846-0813.

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Helena Walker, age 3, enjoys a Lionel train layout, one of several at the Newport Historical Society Holiday Open House.

Annual Lecture Series


Holiday Open House

History Fair & College Essay Contest

School Programs

Special Lectures and Programs