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Vincent House Museum

99 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8235
+1 508-627-8619
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See some history, get out of the Sun

Great tour guide and fascinating to see the oldest house on MV. Much history. House had three... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BusinessTravelerDude
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Atlanta
Nice tour, lots of history

The tour of the homes and whaling church were fascinating. The tour guide has lived here since the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Billy H
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  • Very good15%
  • Average23%
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“oldest house” (2 reviews)
“century” (2 reviews)
“architecture” (2 reviews)
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99 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8235
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+1 508-627-8619
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 conditioning, TV and the Internet. Included on the tour were the Daniel Fisher house...More

Thank BusinessTravelerDude
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour of the homes and whaling church were fascinating. The tour guide has lived here since the 1970s and is very knowledgeable of the history of these buildings and the island in general. I'm sure it's much better than the drive-by sightseeing tours.

Thank Billy H
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The Vincent House was owned by generations of the same family from 1672 until 1977. It was originally located at the Edgartown Great Pond in 1977 and was given to the Martha’s Vineyard Historical Preservation Society in 1977. The house is located behind the Dr....More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed 20 August 2016

As antique and history enthusiasts we were excited about visiting this historic site. Not open on weekends, in Marthas Vineyard in the middle of tourist season, unbelievable !! We were able to see the flower and vegetable gardens that were open, very nice. Able to...More

Thank jpatrickr
Reviewed 3 September 2015

If you want to maximize your museum experience on the Vineyard, I'd recommend buying their $20 package that let's to also get into the Cooke House, the Edgartown Lighthouse and the Sculpin Art Gallery as well. The most interesting thing I learned from this was...More

3  Thank Tim J
Reviewed 13 August 2015

nice easy tour of a 17th century MV home with many original parts. Good thing for a rainy day including the adjacent chuch and house.

Thank FrequentTravel24
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Wonderful old house set in the midst of busy little town. The grounds are gorgeous, the gardens to be envied. Love a little piece of history here in Edgartown.

Thank luvstogarden
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Ok we drove here and chased people between Whaling Church and the home. Was told to come back at 11. We did that no one at house or church. Told to go to other museum. We did and bought a pass but this museum we...More

2  Thank marciasturtevant
Reviewed 5 October 2012

We arrived just before closing time but the docent still gave us a tour around the house and told us the history of the house and the people who lived there. It was fascinating and we're grateful she was kind enough to do this. Fascinating...More

Thank TravelingNicx
Reviewed 28 September 2012

The Vincent house was built in the 1600s and it is furnished with items that replicated those in that existe in the house. The tour was brief--about 30 minutes--but very informative. The tourguide was very knowledgeable and interesting. All the downstairs rooms were viewed anf...More

2  Thank Les F
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