Discover the history of tennis and its superstars through a diverse collection of artifacts, art, video and more from the 12th century through today. Items on display include trophies and attire belonging to game’s biggest stars, vintage tennis equipment, video highlights of great matches, and tennis wear ranging from Victorian dresses from the 1800s to custom creations worn by the Williams sisters. The museum will draw visitors into tennis history through various multi-media components, including a holographic theatre featuring a current international tennis star, a gallery in which visitors will be able to call a simulated tennis match as though they are in the announcer’s booth, touch screen tables featuring videos of the most exciting and important moments in tennis history, and much more. Located in the Newport Casino, a National Historic Landmark, the buildings that house the Hall of Fame were initially intended as a social club for Newport’s rich and famous, and are now one of Newport’s most stunning architectural sites. Surrounding the buildings are 13 grass tennis courts that are available for public play, with various tennis clinics, round robins, and other fun events to get involved with each week. Open daily, 9:30 am – 5:00 pm. Admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors. Free admission for Kids 16 & Under! Important Dates July 10, 2016 Family Weekend & Hall of Fame Tennis Championships Qualifying Tournament On court, top pros compete for the four remaining spots in the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, an ATP World Tour event. Additional festivities include kids tennis clinics, museum scavenger hunts, arts and crafts, and more! July 10-17, 2016 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, an ATP World Tour event Catch all the action of the only men’s pro tennis event in New England! The intimate, historic stadium boasts unmatched views close to the grass courts. July 16, 2016 Class of 2016 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (12:00 pm) In a grand Center Court ceremony, the highest honor in the sport of tennis will be presented to some of the world’s greatest champions and leaders.

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194 Bellevue Avenue Newport, 02840

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