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Touro Synagogue: FREE tours for Newport Residents are back
July 4, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Touro Synagogue, a National Historic Site, is open to the public 5 days a week in July. Touro Synagogue Foundation is also pleased to announce that FREE tours for City of Newport Residents are back, after the pandemic hiatus. Complimentary admission is also extended to active duty military personnel and children 12 and younger.
In addition to the award-winning presentations by knowledgeable and engaging guides, visitors may explore two floors of interactive exhibits at the Loeb Visitors Center, and enjoy the beautiful gardens and grounds. Guests will learn why Touro Synagogue is an architectural masterpiece of the Colonial era and why it stands as a symbol of religious freedom for all Americans.
The site will be open to the public from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, with 7 tours offered each day, every 45 minutes.
First tour: 10:00 am. Last tour: 2:30 pm.
(closed every Wednesday & Saturday).
– All tickets are sold on site at the Loeb Visitor Center (no advance reservations).
– Enter through the courtyard of the Loeb Visitors Center at 52 Spring Street, between Touro & Barney Streets.
– Ticket prices, which are discounted for seniors, children and Newport residents, may be viewed on the “Hours & Admissions” page on the website.
– City of Newport residents must provide proof of residency for free admission to the synagogue, where the history presentations take place, and to view the Loeb visitor Center exhibits. Active duty military must provide ID.
Please visit the “Plan A Visit” page on our website or phone (401) 847-4794, ext. 207 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
DID YOU KNOW?
Trip Advisor ranks Touro Synagogue #4 of 90 “Things to Do in Newport,”
with 95% of reviewers giving a rating of either “Excellent” (79%) or “Very Good” (17%).
(Exterior photo by Lew Keen. Interior photo by Josh Edenbaum