The Museum of YachtingThe Museum of Yachting
449 Thames St.
Newport, Rhode Island
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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.
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Region: Newport County
Guide Category: Heritage- Museums
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