Largest, most sophisticated, most complex Fortress in North America… the NASA of its day... and a destination for adventure learning and recreation today.
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Explore the stories of the Fortress
Explore the underground network of tunnels buried deep beneath the Fortress’s defenses.
Tour the Tunnels
“Nighttime events at Fort Adams take you back to another place and time.” Michael Kehew, Middletown RI.
Host an Event at Fort Adams
Hands on, jump off, crawl through, explore… experience America’s stories, military history and amazing architecture.
What’s Happening at Fort Adams
Experience the Adventurous side of Newport! Zip lining, exploring underground tunnels…. Strolling the picturesque Bay Walk or the majestic Parade Field.
Make your next experience one your group will remember. Adventure themed learning and events are what we do best – and at a one of a kind venue.
Fort Adams is famous as the host of the Newport Jazz and Folk Festival. Throughout the year the Fort Adams Trust hosts a variety of other events both large and small.
School tours focused on history, architecture, engineering and exploration will make your kids forget that they are learning:
Self-Guided tours on the weekends only starting on Labor Day.
Tours Depart Hourly 10:00am to 4:00pm
Explore Fort Adams parade field for yourself or take a guided tour of this National Historic Landmark from the top of the rampart walls to the depths of the underground tunnels. Experience Fort Adams for Yourself
Friday, August 29th, 7:00pm
Rick Derringer headlines a great day along with Steely Dan tribute band Hey Nineteen and Rhett Tyler. Come for the evening and enjoy great music, 'concert casual food' and refreshments.
Learn more about Newport Rocks the Fort!
Free Evening Concerts every Thursday
Enjoy America's largest coastal 'castle' with free performances by great local artists. Concert casual food and refreshments available.
Join us for Sundown!
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Fort Adams Trust
90 Fort Adams Drive
Fort Adams State Park
Newport, RI 02840
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