Attendance in 2012 topped 880,000.
Wednesday, January 9
After completing 2012 with the best attendance in a decade, The Preservation Society of Newport County announced a number of enhanced offerings for 2013, including plans to open more of the Newport Mansions earlier and keep them open longer. Reflecting their popularity with a global audience, admissions to the Newport Mansions grew by 86,000 to a total of 883,000 in 2012. This one-year increase of 11 percent, the strongest on record, follows the investment of over $1 million in four new tours over the last four years. These include adult and youth audio tours at The Breakers, an audio tour at Rosecliff, and the Servant Life Tour at The Elms. An experiment in starting the spring season two weeks earlier in 2012 jump-started the growth. …
Local residents can visit many Newport County attractions for free this Sunday and Monday!
Monday, June 11, 2012
The following is from a press release. The Attractions Council of Newport County invites all Newport County residents and employees of the hospitality industry to visit many great local attractions on Sunday, June 17, and Monday, June 18. A total of 12 attractions/organizations are participating, including two attractions located in Bristol. Visitors showing proof of residency (driver's license or other identification with an address) or proof of hospitality employment (business card, employee ID or pay stub) will enjoy free admission or another value as noted when visiting the attractions listed below. Please call the individual attractions for operating schedule and other detailed information. Audubon Society of RI, Environmental …