IYRS School of Technology & Trades

449 Thames St.
Newport, RI 02840- Map It
Phone: (401) 848-5777

AAA Editor Notes

IYRS School of Technology & Trades is at 449 Thames St. in the waterfront district. The School of Technology & Trades teaches future shipwrights the skills, history and science of restoring and maintaining classic wooden yachts. Visitors can watch students at work restoring the Coronet, a 133-foot schooner built in 1885, as well as the school's collection of antique boats. The 2.5-acre waterfront campus offers views of Newport harbor. Exhibits in the museum and library pertain to the sport of yachting.
Hours: Museum and library Wed.-Fri. noon-5. School daily 8:30-5. Self-guiding tours Sat.-Sun. Closed major holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 1 hour minimum.