Discover the Gilded Age at The Newport Mansions. Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes chose the Newport Mansions to provide authentic scenery for his new historical drama The Gilded Age. Scenes were filmed at The Breakers, Marble House, The Elms, Rosecliff, Chateau-sur-Mer and Hunter House. Set in the 1880s, The Gilded Age tells the stories of “old money” New York elites and their escalating feud with nouveau riche neighbors who threaten the established social order. Shop our special collection of Gilded Age inspired jewelry, gifts, and more.