As part of the $10.00 admission fee, a tour of the library is offered Monday - Saturday at 10:30 am. No reservations are required. Materials are available at the Visitors Services Desk for a self-guided tour. (For group or reserved tours, please email


Tours are conducted by staff members, and they last approximately half an hour. To accommodate the interests of specific groups, tours can also be tailored to focus on various aspects of the Library, such as art, literature, history, architecture, and Special Collections.

Group Tours

Group tours are available by reservation only. Please email for reservations and fee schedule.

To Inquire

Any and all questions regarding tours of the Redwood Library should be addressed to: Elaine Bunnell (, Redwood Library & Athenæum, 50 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI, 02840. Phone: (401) 847-0295 x108.