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Old Whaling Church

89 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8235
+1 508-627-4442
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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“greek revival” (3 reviews)
“fisher house” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
89 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8235
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+1 508-627-4442
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"summer evening"
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"concert"
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"architecture"
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"wedding"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you can get a ticket, this is an experience you will want to have. The church is beautiful and the acoustics are great. It's a lovely way to spend an evening.

Thank VacaCouple2014
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Note not open prior to Memorial Day weekend. We still enjoyed walking around and taking pictures. There is a historic home & gardens next door.

Thank Laura M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old Whaling Church is certainly beautiful on the outside but it is extraordinary on the inside. Simple, clean architectural lines, interesting tromp l’oeil painting. Serene and tranquil. If you can get tickets to a musical event, bu all means do. A summer evening with...More

Thank Sylvia C
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

The Old Whaling Church is an imposing figure on the small town street but unless there is something going on and you have a ticket there is no need to poke around this place. Take a picture of the front and move on, trust me.

3  Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

We went by this church a few times and could tell it was one of Edgartow's historic buildings. We were lucky enough to get last minute tickets for the Graham Nash Concert held inside and it made for a great evening of music. Beautiful old...More

Thank David K
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Because its included in the tour this is my review from Vincent House - Great tour guide and fascinating to see the oldest house on MV. Much history. House had three rooms, each depicting a different century. Fascinating to see how people lived without air...More

Thank BusinessTravelerDude
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Originally the Edgartown Methodist Church, it is now home to a performing arts center. The church was build by Methodist whaling captains in the Greek Revival architectural style. It was constructed using the same techniques as those of whaling ships. In addition to functioning as...More

Thank ITRT
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

This church has been wonderfully preserved and is easily accessible from the street. Brings you back to days gone by. A must stop.

Thank Dennis M
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Beautifully restored, it takes your breath away. From walking up the steps through its columned facade to the sanctuary inside, you feel as though you've been transported back in time to a period long lost but thankfully not forgotten.

Thank neal s
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were in the church area as a wedding was ending. The wedding party was headed to the Dr. Daniel Fisher House for the wedding reception. Thus we asked and were permitted to enter and look at the inside of the Old Whaling Church. The...More

Thank Suze44857
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