programs & events

Murder at the Museum


Murder at the Museum featuring the Marley Bridges Theatre Company (formerly of the Astors' Beechwood)  is a year round series of family friendly, interactive mystery experiences. Each script is unique and created specifically to be performed within the walls of the John N. A. Griswold House – famed architect Richard Morris Hunt’s first Newport commission. Centered around historical characters, these scripts spark the imagination, engage one’s inner child and invite audiences to explore the visual arts through a detectives eyes. Search the historic Griswold House galleries for clues and question suspects in this 90 minute, family-friendly, murder mystery. Questions? Click here for FAQs

"Silent Night, Deadly Night"

A 90 minute, family-friendly murder mystery


This year, avoid killing your own family during the holidays and come participate in an elegant evening of music and murder. Beautiful costumes and colorful characters will bring to life a Victorian scene of holiday bliss, but the undercurrent of discord will soon lead to an untimely demise for one guest... Search for clues, question suspects and piece together your theory of the crime in this family-friendly, holiday themed murder mystery in the beautiful John N.A. Griswold House.