Open Daily  10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 401-848-2277

1947 West Main Road, Portsmouth, RI


The private collection of 95+ automobiles at the Newport Car Museum focuses on eight decades of modern industrial automotive design and celebrates cars as works of art. From the 1950s to the present, separate galleries of Ford/Shelby Cars, Corvettes, World Cars, Fin Cars, Muscle Cars and Mopars have been carefully curated to appeal to men as well as women and to all generations, from grandparents to parents to children.

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“Gunther Talks Cars”


Ford Shelby

The Ford/Shelby Car collection pays homage to Carroll Shelby’s great race cars.


Every Corvette body style is represented in this very rare collection.


Some of Chrysler’s most powerful and high-performing street cars are all in this collection.

World Cars

Highlighted here are stellar examples of Jaguar, Mercedes Benz, BMW, McLaren, Lamborghini and Porsche.

American Muscle

Classic iconic 1960s cars include the Camaro, GTO, Mustang, Challenger and the Hemi Cuda.  

Fin Cars

The 1950s bloomed into color and jet-like styling with the Buick Skylark, Cadillac Series Sixty-Two, T-Bird and the DeSoto Adventurer Convertible.


The Porsche Exhibit, once a Pop-Up, is now permanent with many additions adjacent to the Fin Car Gallery.   

Car of the Month

1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28

October Car of the Month

There has never been a more hard-fought race series than the Trans Am races of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, featuring history’s greatest racing legends such as Donohue, Posey, Follmer, Jones, and Titus. It pitted the pony cars of the day – Mustangs, Camaros, Trans Ams, Javelins and more – in fender-to-fender racing. With strict displacement and weight rules, the cars were evenly matched.

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