From the thriving colonial rum trade through the temperance movement and Prohibition era smuggling, learn about the changing role of alcohol in the community. Presented by a guide wearing authentic historical clothing.
This tour costs $20 per person, $15 for members and active duty/retired military; it departs outside of the Museum of Newport History at the Brick Market, located at the foot of Washington Square, 127 Thames Street, Newport RI. Attendees should look for a sandwich board sign indicating where to check in with the guide and depart for the tour to the north of the building near the flagpole. Space is limited, advance registration required. All participants must wear a cloth or medical face covering.
Participants can purchase a reproduction Royal Navy rum cup with their ticket for a discounted price. The cup and ticket costs $40 per person and $35 for NHS members and military.