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            arial view of fort adams

an overview of the                   fort

make history come alive for every member of your family. just a short drive or a water taxi ride across newport harbor stands the largest coastal fortification in the united states. visit this engineering and architectural masterpiece to see where the soldiers lived, enter the casemates, explore the tunnel system, and climb the bastions for breathtaking views. consider renting the fort with its 6-acre parade field or north lawn on the water for your special function. watch for our upcoming special events including military reenactments, music festivals, and classic vehicle shows. from 1824 to 1950 fort adams housed generations of our soldiers, today it still stands ready for your enjoyment.

civil war reenactment
may 18 & 19th
sat. 10a-5p; sun. 10a-2p

guided tours
daily at 12:00pm and 2:00pm
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visit our
new online gift shop

fort adams
zip line memberships
(more details here)

rent newport�s
premier waterfront venue for yourself!

tent on north lawn at sunset

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fort adams trust
90 fort adams drive - fort adams state park - newport, ri 02840
phone: (401) 841-0707

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