Open Daily 10:00AM-4:00PM
Members - Free
Adults - $18
Seniors - $10
Military and Students (with ID)- $10
Children (6-17) - $8
The Audrain Automobile Museum is a registered 501c3 Rhode Island not-for-profit corporation. It is supported by the generosity of its members, local residents, corporations and other philanthropic individuals, as well as from admissions and merchandise sales.
Become a part of history by considering the donation- it could be a monetary one or the gift or loan of a motor vehicle or motor vehicle related art.
Help us continue to deliver on our mission of Preserving, Celebrating & Sharing Automotive History, by serving all who come through our doors, from auto enthusiasts to underserved students at schools in our area.
The AAM is among numerous cultural institutions whose mission is to conserve, preserve and restore Newport’s historic past. Not long ago the Museum’s building was shrouded in scaffolding and shrink wrap. Now the award-winning Audrain building, designed by noted architect Bruce Price, houses one of the most beautiful exhibition spaces for automobiles on the East Coast. In a town that is known as the birthplace of the Vanderbilt Cup, the first major trophy in American automobile racing, it has been rewarding to see the Museum become a staple for locals and visitors to Aquidneck Island.
The automobile not only transports us from place to place, but also through time, making memories, telling stories and profoundly informing and transforming American culture. Please help us identify, acquire and restore and share important automobiles and historic works of art for our community and future generations.
The Audrain Automobile Museum
222 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
For more information on how to donate money, please contact us:
Phone: +401 856 4420
*The Audrain Automobile Museum, Inc. is an IRS recognized public charity under Section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and exempt from Federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Code
Thank you for your interest in support the Audrain Automobile Museum.
Your annual contribution directly supports an endowment designated for the acquisition, restoration, and preservation of historic Newport automobiles. In addition to preservation, the museum is dedicated to advancing the research and study of Newport’s automotive history. We look forward to a continued relationship for the benefit of automobiles and history alike.
Some of the curriculum will include the utilization of our newly acquired race simulators. Beyond the fun of racing, this technology allows students to see how STEM research takes science, technology, engineering, and math out of the classroom and into the real world by using specific programming and design techniques that are being learned in schools today. We will also use our upcoming exhibits to highlight our collection of Newport-specific cars offering a different side of local history for children and adults to relate to and learn about.