- TripBuzz found 149 things to do indoors in the Newport area. From National Museum of American Illustration to Trinity Church, Newport offers a variety of rainy day activities and other fun things to do indoors — including 153 indoor attractions with ratings over 90%.
- There are 56 different types of things to do inside in or near Newport, Rhode Island. Some of the most popular types of these activities include: Historic Homes, History Museums, Art Museum and Theaters.
- There are 17 indoor activities in Newport, and 132 indoor attractions in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: Providence, New Bedford, Fall River and East Greenwich.
National Museum of American Illustration 492 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI MoreLess Info
Housed in a French chateau–style mansion, the museum showcases the work of more than 150 American illustrators, including Norman Rockwell
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21 Lafrate Way, North Kingstown, RI 02852 MoreLess Info
At the Seabee Museum and Memorial Park, visitors can learn about the history of the United States Navy Seabees. In addition to a 50 minute tour of the facility, the location also offers souvenirs in its gift shop.
The USS Saratoga Museum Foundation is devoted to bringing the USS Saratoga, a decommissioned naval vessel, to the city of Quonset Point, Rhode Island as the basis for a historic park and center for technology.
At the Newport Children's Theatre, guests can watch dramatic performances. The theatre company, which offers auditions for those who wish to get involved, also provides teen repertory and budding actor programs as well as Shakespeare and musical theatre summer camps.
Biomes is New England's only private marine education facility and the most hands-on aquarium in the region. They provide interactive marine biology programs, a gallery featuring a wide collection of animals and a children's station.
Located in Bristol, Rhode Island along the Narragansett Bay, the Herreshoff Marine Museum and America's Cup Hall of Fame outlines the history of the America's Cup competition through its maritime displays. A sailing school is also featured at the site.
Yachting aficionados must plan a visit to Herreshoff Marine Museum and marvel at the collection of fine sailing vessels and America's Cup history and memorabilia. Open since 1971, the museum now displays over 60 boats.
Aim High Academy is an arts and athletics facility that offers programs for youth in gymnastics, dance, and other disciplines. The facility also hosts camps and programs for preschool and elementary school aged students.
As one of Bristol's most popular event spaces, the Linden Place Mansion tells the history of the area through grand architecture and beautiful surrounding landscape. The mansion is available for guided walking tours and features a museum store where guests can buy replicated items from inside the home.
Situated on 48-acres, Coggeshall Farm Museum, is a living history farm in Rhode Island. Visitors can roll up their sleeves and learn about the rich agricultural history of the region through hands-on interactions and multi-sensory exhibits.