Very extravagant and over the top but absolutely gorgeous. I think the kitchen alone was the size of my whole house. The history is interesting... don't miss this house on your trip
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This is a wonderful, opulent place, filled with beautiful furniture and art work. It is self audio guided and is very interesting providing all sorts of interesting historical facts. This is a 'must do' when in Newport.
The Breakers is a gorgeous mansion from the bygone days of big dreams and low taxes. There's parking across the street for cars and tour buses. It's a self-guided tour using a pre-recorded narration, roped off route, and headphones. You get to see the wonderful...More
A don't miss for "technical" minded people! Lot's of history about the workings of the mansion' s heating, electrical & water systems.
We recently visited the Breakers - wow, what a 'home' from the gilded age! We took the tour using great audio devices. The tour showed us a significant portion of the house and also we learned a lot of history of the house, original owners,...More
A must see. It is hard to imagine living only a month or so each year in such a gorgeous mansion and going back to NYC.
It was a beautiful "cottage" situated at a very nice spot in Newport. Seeing how much money could be spent on a mansion just for 4-6 weeks a year makes one cringe but that was a different time I guess.