Newport Historical Society, Museum of Newport History, and Historic Sites [RI]
Located in the 1762 Brick Market (designed by Peter Harrison) the Society's Museum provides the whole family with an introduction to the area's rich history and the beauty of its architecture. Visitors glimpse the lives of the people—past and present—who have made Newport one of America's most historic cities. The Society also manages several historical sites, including the 1730 Seventh Day Baptist Meeting House, the 1697 Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House, the 1699 Great Friends Meeting House, and the 1739 Newport Colony House.
The society offers tours, educational programs, research library access, and occasional recreational and educational events; the museum offers exhibits and tours; the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House offers tours; the Great Friends Meeting House offers tours; the Newport Colony House offers tours.