Marble House and its collection

Marble House

Marble House , a Gilded Age mansion located at 596 Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island , was built from 1888 to 1892 as a summer cottage for Alva and William Kissam Vanderbilt and was designed by Richard Morris Hunt in the Beaux Arts style . It was unparalleled in opulence for an American house when it was completed in 1892. Its temple-front portico resembles that of the White House . The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971 and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2006. It is now open to the public as a museum run by the Newport Preservation Society .

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Marble House
Bellevue Avenue 596
RI 02840 Newport
Rhode Island

Visitor information Marble House

Opening hours

10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00


Children 5 and youngerFree
Children ages 6 to 17$6.99

For additional savings, travelers can purchase a two- or five-house ticket. Two-house tickets cost $25.99 for adults and $7.99 for children, while five-house tickets will set adults back $32.99. Youth five-house tickets are $11 each.


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Bellevue Avenue 596, Newport

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