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The East Bay is home to many museums that tell the fascinating stories of the areas history, arts and cultures. Exhibits range from the native Americans who populated the area before European settlement to the arts of the 19th and 20th centuries and everything in between.

       International Tennis Hall of Fame
       Museum of Newport History
       Newport Art Museum
       National Museum of American Illustration
       Naval War College Museum
       Newport Historical Society

       Middletown Historical Society

       Portsmouth Historical Society

       Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology
       Audubon Society of RI
       Bristol Historical & Preservation Society

         Rudolf Haffenreffer
         Sir Thomas Lipton