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International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum
194 Bellevue Ave.
Newport, Rhode IslandMap This LocationPhone:
800-457-1144Email: Use the online form to contact this propertyWebsite: http://www.tennisfame.com
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.
Listing Category: Listing in Travel Guide, Listing on Web
Region: Newport County
Guide Category: Heritage- Museums, Sports & Entertainment- Tennis & Racquet Sports
Access: Complete wheelchair access (H)
Discounts: AAA, Children, Groups, Military, Senior, Student
Family: Kid friendly
Method of Payment: Cash, Debit, Major credit cards, Personal checks, Travelers checks
Restrictions: Smoke free facility
Heritage Light house: Museum
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