"HISTORY YOU CAN TOUCH!"
Aerial view of Fort Adams looking South by Billy Black
Fort Adams provides visitors with unmatched views of the Narragansett Bay and Newport Harbor. Ample areas to picnic and parking is free!
Fort Adams "Our Story is Your History"
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GUIDED TOURS OF FORT
Depart Daily at
12:00pm and 2:00pm
Open full time beginning May 25th
Regular rates apply. Ticket office opens 15min prior to
Fort Adams State Park is Beautiful in the
Tours are largely outdoors, including approx 1 mile
Fort Adams can still be cold in the spring. Proper
dress and footwear required
To look into
arranging a private group tour (10+ people)
Guided tours are conducted daily,
Every hour on the hour from 10:00 AM to 4:00
(6 to 17)
5 and under FREE!
$30 Family Rate (Two adults and up to four youths)
here for a discount coupon!
SELF GUIDED TOUR
May 25th thru Columbus
(6 to 17)
5 and under FREE!
$15 Family Rate (Two adults and up to four youths)
booking a private group tour?
TOURS BY REQUEST*
*based upon guide availability
$40 minimum for Tour
(regular seasonal rates apply beyond $40)
CALL: (401) 619-1511
To inquire about availability or to make a reservation
Make History Come
Alive for Every Member of the Family. Fun for Kids of All Ages
Tours are largely outdoors and include approximately
one mile of walking.
Proper footwear is highly recommended.
Call in advance of your visit to inquire about handicapped accessibility.
Tours are weather dependant
Please call the Gift Shop at (401) 841-0707 ex: 0 if the weather is questionable.
AMPLE FREE PARKING INSIDE FORT ADAMS STATE PARK
ENJOY A FERRY RIDE ACROSS NEWPORT HARBOR!
(Separate ticketing fees apply)
LAST DAY OF DAILY TOURS OCTOBER 10th
Aquidneck Island is full of amazing places for your
family to enjoy. Go on an adventure! Explore your own backyard! Grab your
Treasure Map, visit these awesome Aquidneck Island sites below and have a
great time this summer!
HOW TO PLAY: Play alone or form a team with family and friends. Visit at
of the participating organizations below, get a stamp to prove you were
there, and turn in this Family Passport for a chance to win an amazing
basket of prizes! Follow the directions for each organization below to
collect your stamps. Remember, you need at least 5 stamps to be eligible for
Check out the calendar of events to make it an even better summer on
Aquidneck Island! FOR A COMPLETE LISTING OF EVENTS, visit each
organization's Web site.
Animals Topiary Garden
Norman Bird Sanctuary
Oakland Forest and Meadow
Sakonnet Greenway Trail
Save The Bay
Exploration Center & Aquarium
PRIVATE GROUP TOUR INFORMATION
Private group tours (10+ people) available year round, upon request.
2013 GROUP DISCOUNTS:
Student Rate $4
(Teachers and Adult Chaperones pay the same group rate)
Tunnel Rat Tour Rate $9
(Includes Q &A booklet, Fort Adams Pencil and Tunnel Rat Patch)
College & Senior Rate $6
Adult Rate $8
When you bring your group to
Historic Fort Adams you will:
Ascend to the scenic overlook for a
breathtaking view of Newport Harbor & Narragansett Bay.
Enter the restored casemates to view the Naval War
College Museum Exhibit: "Technological Transformation and the Defenses
of Narragansett Bay and the Nation, 1704-2004".
Learn about past and future plans
Stroll the 6 1/2 acre parade field &
walk through the complex outerworks that helped defend against land attack.
Enter, if you dare, one of the listening
tunnels beneath the walls of the Fort.
Experience over 180 years of American
History, military culture, architecture & engineering.
Depart knowing that your tour has
helped insure Fort Adams will remain for generations to come.
Important things to know before
your group visit:
make group reservations at least two weeks in advance to guarantee
tours take approximately one hour for 25 people. For larger groups
allow extra time as multiple groups would depart in
a staggered formation.
All tours depart from the Fort
Adams Trust Building, outside the Fort's main entrance, please arrive at least 15min. prior to your
scheduled departure time.
Public Restrooms are available in
the Fort Adams Visitor Center (there are no bathrooms on tour).
While groups are encouraged to
bring bagged lunches, Fort Adams State Park is Carry-In/Carry-Out.
A $25 non-refundable deposit is
due prior to any group tour.
Is your group interested in an overnight stay
Historic Fort Adams?
(click here for information)
reserve a group tour or for additional tour information please contact our
Director of Visitor Services, Robert McCormack, in the office, at
(401) 841-0707 ex. 5 or e-mail