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Rum & Revolution Walking Tour with Rum Tasting
February 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm$40
From the thriving colonial rum trade through the temperance movement and Prohibition era smuggling, learn about the changing role of alcohol in the community. This tour starts at the Museum of Newport History (127 Thames Street) ends at Stoneacre Brasserie where a historic drink will be served. *Participants must be 21 or older. This hour-long tour is presented by a guide wearing authentic historical clothing.
Optional: purchase a rum ration cup that’s a reproduction of the copper mug used by the Royal Navy in the 18th century.
Tickets cost $40 per person or $55 for the combo tour ticket and rum cup; $35 for Newport Historical Society members and active duty military or $50 with the tour ticket rum cup; with the Winter Festival bracelet, it’s $37 per person or $52 for the tour ticket and rum cup.