Situated on one of the most beautiful seaside locations in New England, today the Museum celebrates the traditions of yachting through the presentation of informative exhibits and educational programming. Voted one of the top 10 museums of its kind by Sailing Magazine, enjoy interactive and family-oriented exhibits that explore the science, craftsmanship and history of Newport's famous maritime tradition. Watch craftsmen build a boat, learn the principles of sailing with hands-on exhibits and learn about yachting's heritage in exhibits focused on the America's Cup, on the sport's compelling personalities, and on historic happenings in yachting. Free parking, water taxi to downtown Newport and a museum store.
Services / Features / Restrictions: Admission Charged, Picnic Area, Restroom, Telephone, Attraction, Art Gallery, Educational, Of Interest to Children, Museum, National Historic Site, Park, Alcohol Prohibited, Pets Allowed, Comp Policy, Motorcoach Parking, Newport County, Ball Field, Boat Dock, Canoeing, Saltwater Fishing, Fishing Pier, Kayaking, Soccer Field, Bird Watching Trail, Windsurfing, Shopping, Novelty Gift Shop
Handicap Service: Complete Wheel Chair Access