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Rough Point Museum

680 Bellevue Ave 

Newport, Rhode Island 02840 

Rough Point is a mansion and a museum with an extensive collection of fine and decorative arts and a sprawling historic landscape with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. The property is experienced today largely as it was lived in during the lifetime of its most famous owner, the heiress, philanthropist, and preservationist Doris Duke.

Readying Rough Point: An Interview with Linda Knierim

As we get ready to welcome visitors to a new season at Rough Point, we looked back to how former residents used to prepare for the summer season. On the NRF blog, we spoke with Linda Knierim, whose parents were caretakers of Rough Point. Click here to learn more.

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