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Museum of Newport Irish History

  • 648 Thames Street
  • Newport, RI 02840
  • (401) 848-0661
Overview

In the heart of Newport’s best known Irish-American neighborhood, visitors will learn about Irish immigration to Newport County from the 1600s to the present and of the many contributions made to our community by individuals of Irish descent.

Interpretive Center exhibits are organized around several key aspects of life in the local Irish community and include maps, photographs, video, and artifacts, including some from the construction of Fort Adams, were built with Irish immigrant labor.