International Tennis Hall of Fame
194 Bellevue Ave.
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
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Discover the history of tennis and the remarkable stories of its greatest champions trhough a diverse collection of memorabilia, art, video and more from the 12th century through present-day. Items on display include trophies and attire belonging to the game's biggest stars, vintage tennis equipment, video highlights of great matches, and tennis wear ranging from Victorian dresses from the 1800s to custom creations worn by the Williams sisters. Located in the Newport Casino, a National Historic Landmark, the buildings that house the Hall of Fame were initially intended as a social club for Newport's rich and famous, and are now on of Newport's most stunning architectural sites. Surrounding the buildings are 13 grass tennis courts which hosted the US Nationals from 1881-1914, and are available for public play today. Open daily 9:30-5pm. Museum admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors. Freem admission for kids 16 and under. Separate fees apply for grass court play. Group rates available.
Services / Features / Restrictions: Smoke Free, Attraction, Educational, Cultural, Of Interest to Children, Museum, National Historic Landmark, Spectator Sports, Restaurant On-Site, Smoke Free, Newport County, Tennis Court, Novelty Gift Shop, Sports and Recreation
Handicap Service: Complete Wheel Chair Access