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Admission for Two or Four to the National Museum of American Illustration in Newport (Half Off)

National Museum of American Illustration

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Housed in a French chateau–style mansion, the museum showcases the work of 145 American illustrators, including Norman Rockwell

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Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must be at least 5 years old to enter. Closed on Labor Day. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $18 for two general-admission passes (up to a $36 value)
  • $36 for four general-admission passes (up to a $72 value)

The museum is open through September 1, Thursday–Sunday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. and after September 1 on Friday,11 a.m.–5 p.m. Click here for the seasonal schedule.

National Museum of American Illustration

The splendor of the Gilded Age emanates from Vernon Court, a turn-of-the-century French chateau–style mansion outfitted with marbled columns, a spiral staircase, and sunken gardens. But inside the building is another kind of treasure: the National Museum of American Illustration, which houses some of the country’s most revered illustrated works.

Hanging on the museum’s walls are original paintings and drawings from 145 renowned American illustrators, including Norman Rockwell and Maxfield Parrish, all created between 1895 and 1945. Maxfield Parrish was known best for his book illustrations, filled with a particular shade of intense cobalt that became known as Parrish Blue. His whimsical paintings feature fairytale characters, such as Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella, amid fantastic settings, such as lush gardens or neon-lit dance parties. Norman Rockwell’s iconic paintings, meanwhile, told stories of everyday life, some humorous and others heartwarming, appearing in the Saturday Evening Post and other magazines.

National Museum of American Illustration

The splendor of the Gilded Age emanates from Vernon Court, a turn-of-the-century French chateau–style mansion outfitted with marbled columns, a spiral staircase, and sunken gardens. But inside the building is another kind of treasure: the National Museum of American Illustration, which houses some of the country’s most revered illustrated works.

Hanging on the museum’s walls are original paintings and drawings from 145 renowned American illustrators, including Norman Rockwell and Maxfield Parrish, all created between 1895 and 1945. Maxfield Parrish was known best for his book illustrations, filled with a particular shade of intense cobalt that became known as Parrish Blue. His whimsical paintings feature fairytale characters, such as Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella, amid fantastic settings, such as lush gardens or neon-lit dance parties. Norman Rockwell’s iconic paintings, meanwhile, told stories of everyday life, some humorous and others heartwarming, appearing in the Saturday Evening Post and other magazines.


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98% of 191 customers recommend

  • “It is a great museum and the staff is very friendly and has a good knowledge of the collection. I highly recommend it. The Parrish panal works are outstanding.”

  • “Great museum. Wonderful illustrations went well with antiquities of the house. No handicap - but not their fault.”

  • “had wonderful tour”

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    National Museum of American Illustration

    492 Bellevue Ave.

    Newport, RI 02840

    +14018518949

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