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Historic Site

The Elms

12 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

Kate
Kate
July 31, 2019
The mansion that started it all for the Newport Preservation Society! My personal favorite, open year-round.
Carole And Ron
Carole And Ron
June 06, 2018
The Elms is a short block away and has one of the most enlightening tours because you can see how the 'help' lived in contrast to the 'family' and guests. It can be nice to stroll through their gardens on the way to/from the Cliff Walk. The servants quarters tour is really enlightening, they got…
Rachel
Rachel
February 24, 2018
Lovely old mansion with a great "behind the scenes tour"
Kelli
Kelli
February 17, 2018
The Elms was the summer residence of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Julius Berwind of Philadelphia and New York. Mr. Berwind made his fortune in the coal industry. In 1898, the Berwinds engaged Philadelphia architect Horace Trumbauer to design a house modeled after the mid-18th century French chateau…
Brian & Susan
Brian & Susan
June 02, 2016
In my opinion, the Elms is not as well attended as some of the other mansions. You can see it right from the Main road - Bellevue Avenue.
Location
367 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
Phone+1 401-847-1000
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM