Portsmouth, Rhode Island: Newport Car Museum

Opened in 2017, the museum was built inside an old Raytheon missile plant. Its owners, Gunther and Maggie Beurman, said that their goal was to create a car museum that felt like an art museum.

Address:
1847 W. Main Rd, Portsmouth, RI
Directions:
Midway between Portsmouth and Newport, on the west side of RI-114/W. Main Rd.
Hours:
Daily 10-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
401-848-2277
Admission:
Adults $19.
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Newport Car Museum

The Newport Car Museum is a few years old, and is definitely worth the trip if you're a car person. It has several collections of cars.

[Mario, 10/25/2022]

Opened in 2017, the museum was built inside an old Raytheon missile-manufacturing plant. One of its five galleries is devoted exclusively to car with tail fins. Its owners, Gunther and Maggie Beurman, said that their goal was to create a car museum that felt like an art museum.


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