Marble House

Row 1

956 Bellevue Ave.
Newport, RI 02840
Historic Site, History Museum, Museum

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  • Offers far more insights into French emulation and art history than the other houses. Very cool.
  • Great self guided tour and beautiful grounds to tour on a nice day
  • Home of American opulence.
  • Newport wine and food festival in September.
  • Richard Morris Hunt designed Marble House for William K. and Alva Vanderbilt. Tour highlights include the magnificent gothic room, gold ballroom, and Alva's lavender bedroom.
  • It's amazing piece of property but I would never live next to it like the owner of Oracle is doing
  • Beautiful!
  • Absolutely stunning! The Christmas decorations made it that much more enjoyable!
  • They decorate the house for the Christmas season. The stairwells can be difficult but they do have elevators. The kindle guides are useful.
  • Huge place, but the Breakers is even bigger. Just about completely made of marble.
  • Th gothic room is my favorite in this "cottage." What a beautiful home, a must see in Newport.
  • Beautiful! Try to do a little research on the Vanderbilts prior. It helps to follow.
  • Pretty cool but not as many doorknobs as the breakers
  • 5000 Cubic Feet of Marble.
  • First time i saw a house made entirely of marble. It was amazing
  • No strollers allowed
  • No strollers allowed. Don't bring ur baby unless u wanted to carry him/her
  • 560,000 cubic feet of marble never looked so amazing. While there, try to count the number of human faces in the home's rich detailing. Can you even count that high? -WV
  • Text newport to 82672 and get a coupon for 2 for 1 admission on 5 house tour