Trip Planner:   USA  /  Rhode Island  /  Newport  /  Audrain Automobile Museum

Audrain Automobile Museum, Newport

#6 of 14 in Museums in Newport
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Located in Newport, Rhode Island, the Audrain Automobile Museum has a mission to preserve and present automotive history while connecting and engaging with other non-profits and the community as a whole. Established in 2014, the Museum transformed the historic Audrain Building into a captivating display floor, fit specifically for our cultural needs. The Museum has access to collections with of over 300 cars, allowing for three fresh and unique exhibits per year. Ranging from Brass Era pre-War cars to Supercars of the 2000s, the Museum is dedicated to entertaining all generations and stylistic preferences.

America’s love affair with automobiles is intrinsic and Newport’s role is essential. The Museum engages and educates the Aquidneck Island community through car events and other nonprofit activities to further its position within automotive history. As the Museum continues to grow, so does its status as a must stop destination for both car enthusiasts and Newport visitors alike!
Work out when and for how long to visit Audrain Automobile Museum and other Newport attractions using our handy Newport journey planner.
Create an itinerary including Audrain Automobile Museum
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Audrain Automobile Museum reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
217 reviews
  • My husband and I went to this museum as it was a rainy day in Newport and they happened to have a new exhibit called "Women at the Wheel". It was lovely and the co-mingling of fashion and cars from.....  more »
  • The staff are super friendly and knowledgeable. The cars and artifacts they have on display are impressive. Just wish they had more cars to look at.  more »
  • had an outstanding time. saw some beautiful models they have in their exhibit. wanted to drive one right outta there so bad lol. one day :)
  • Outstanding display of automobiles from 1899 to 1935. Each car is a standout example of you to type and era. The museum building is spotless and beautiful. The staff are extremely warm, friendly, and inviting. As a result, I became a member even though I live an hour and a half drive away. Looking forward to the next display which should go up in early July.
  • Build a trip
    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it
    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package
    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!
    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance