Facilities

The Seamen’s Church Institute, located in the heart of Newport’s waterfront, is an ideal location for your next maritime-related or non-profit event.

Our rental facilities are perfect for small to midsize gatherings, meetings, workshops or lectures. The historic Chapel of the Sea is the perfect space for intimate weddings or memorial services. Function spaces rent for $100/hour or $500/day and the Chapel rents for $150/hour. Fees for maritime, religious and non-profit groups may be reduced at the discretion of the Superintendent.

CAPACITY
Mariner’s Lounge – 30 with tables/chairs
65 with theater seating
Henry H. Anderson, Jr. Library – 30 with tables/chairs
65 with theater seating
Chapel of the Sea – 25 with chairs
Memorial Garden – 20-30

For more information and reservations, call us at 401.847.4260.

 

Crow’s Nest Lodging
The Crow’s Nest offers 10 immaculate, nautically-themed rooms and 2 shared baths (private when in use) on the top floor of our Bowen’s Wharf building at the most affordable rate in Newport. Our friendly staff, central location and complimentary wi-fi make the Crow’s Nest a favorite place to stay with the maritime community.  Credentialed mariners receive a 10% discount and marine industry students and yacht or sailing crew stay for $50 per night for short-term stays. Reserve a room online now.

Mariner’s Lounge

Harry J. Anderson Jr. Maritime Library

Chapel of the Sea
Open to the public and available for weddings and memorial services.

Discovery Deck
Opening Summer 2018

Amenities & Public Services

  • Public Restrooms and Showers
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Public Computer
  • Mail and Package Pick-up
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
Seamen's Church Institute

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