Newport Car Museum | Q & A’s
A 114,000 sq ft building with over 50+ fine & vintage cars on display at all times in Portsmouth, RI minutes away from downtown Newport.
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Questions & Answers

1. When are you open?

Open daily 10 – 6, Closed Christmas and New Years Days.
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2. Where are you located?

Physically, we are located at 1947 West Main Road in Portsmouth, Rhode Island (02871), but 1847 West Main Road is where you must enter (at the light). Once past the guard shack, signs will guide you to the left for the Museum.

 

3. What is the cost of parking?

Parking is free.  We have over 300 parking spaces!
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4.WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT, ONCE I’M INSIDE THE MUSEUM?

The cars are the stars, of course, but we also have six race track simulators and a large collection of Mid-Century furniture.
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5. Is the Museum handicapped accessible?

Yes, we are completely handicapped accessible.
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6.  Is photography permitted in the Museum?

Yes, video and still photography is permitted in the Museum. We ask that you be respectful of others enjoying the exhibits around you, and no tripods please.
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7.  Are children welcome?

Yes, and we have special rates for them; however, anyone under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
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8. WHO OWNS THE CARS ON DISPLAY?

The cars in the museum are on loan from a private collector.
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9. AM I ABLE TO HOLD AN EVENT AT THE MUSEUM?

Yes, we have a wonderful event space.  Contact our event coordinator for dates and information.
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10. AM I ABLE TO STORE MY AUTOMOBILE AT THE MUSEUM?

Vehicle storage is available for a fee. Call 401-835-2371 for more info.
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11. AM I ABLE TO VOLUNTEER AT THE MUSEUM?

Click here to find out how to become a volunteer or call 401-835-2371.
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