National Museum of American Illustrators
492 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840
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From New York and Connecticut

Hartford, CT - 100 Miles  •  New York, NY - 180 Miles  •  Philadelphia, PA - 275 Miles  •  Washington, DC 405 - Miles
Take Interstate 95 North to Route 138 East (exit 3A in Rhode Island). Follow Route 138 East for 13 miles, passing the University of Rhode Island, turn left at Route 1/138. Continue along Route 138 East for 2 miles and take the 'PELL NEWPORT BRIDGE/JAMESTOWN BRIDGES' exit (138 East). Cross both bridges and then take the first exit off the 'PELL NEWPORT BRIDGE' ('SCENIC NEWPORT'). Turn right off the exit ramp and drive straight through the first set of traffic lights. At the second set of lights, turn right onto America's Cup Avenue, heading toward the center of town, then follow directions below, under: 'In Newport'

From Boston and Points North

Boston, MA - 70 Miles
Take Interstate 93 South to Route 24 South (exit 4). Follow Route 24 South to Route 114 South (Route 114 South is called 'WEST MAIN ROAD' in Middletown, and 'BROADWAY' in Newport).
Just after the Newport City Hall (on your left), turn right onto Marlborough Street. Proceed to the traffic light at America's Cup Avenue. Turn left onto America's Cup Avenue, then follow directions below, under: 'In Newport'

From T.F. Green Airport, Providence, RI

Providence, RI - 34 Miles
Follow signs to Interstate 95 South. Take I-95 South to Route 4 South (exit 9), which merges into Route 1 South. Follow Route 1 South and take the 'NEWPORT/JAMESTOWN BRIDGES' exit (138 East). Cross over both bridges and take the first exit off the 'PELL NEWPORT BRIDGE'. Turn right off the exit ramp ('SCENIC NEWPORT') and drive straight through the first set of traffic lights. At the second set of lights, turn right onto America's Cup Avenue, heading toward the center of town, then follow directions below, under: 'In Newport'

In Newport

Follow America's Cup Avenue, passing Bannister's Wharf on the right, to the traffic light at Thames Street. Go straight up the hill, America's Cup Avenue becomes Memorial Boulevard at the Bellevue Avenue traffic light. Turn right onto Bellevue Avenue, head south on Bellevue Avenue toward the 'Gilded Age' mansions. After traveling about 1 mile, turn left off Bellevue Avenue onto Victoria Avenue at the Frederick Law Olmsted Park street clock.

The first ornate gate on the left is the main entrance to Vernon Court. Free parking is available opposite the main gate in the Frederick Law Olmsted Park parking area.