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Address: 62 Centre St., Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone Number: 508 228 0950

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What a View!

For a nominal contrubution to the church you can climb the 150+ steps to the top of the tower and be greated with a 360* view so bring your camera! There is a resting place on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

For a nominal contrubution to the church you can climb the 150+ steps to the top of the tower and be greated with a 360* view so bring your camera! There is a resting place on the climb up, well worth the trip. Also early July they celebrate Rose Sunday, decorating the church with Roses, truely a joy to see!

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Lindenhurst, New York
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140 reviews 140 reviews
25 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Beautiful church with a bunch of history. Very nice staff, and totally worth the climb for the view of the town. A must. Do it!

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Stamford, Connecticut
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Minister, Gary was wonderful and kind. We had a wedding there, and I was a reader. He let me rehearse, and complimented me that I did a great job!

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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I believe we climbed 92 steps to the top. There was a lady who welcomed us and a man who was at the top to give us some history and explain the exceptional view we were seeing.

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Taunton, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Any church with a website that says "Come as you are," and shows a pair of sandy feet just has to be great, no matter your religious affiliation or lack thereof. That's me in the latter, but this church, an iconic island structure with its towering white spire, really appeals to everyone, in architecture, history and beliefs. We were there... More 

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Dennis, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Climbed the 96 stairs to the top of the tower for a view of the Island on a beautiful clear day. Friendly staff. Love to visit old churches.

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toronto
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Make the trek to the top of the First Congregational Church to get a stupendous view of the entire island. Take a good look at the rest of the church, too. It's got a really interesting history.

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Washington, Pa
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88 reviews 88 reviews
47 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Beautiful church with long history. Beautiful view from the top. Well worth climbing the stairs to see the island! Very short walk from Main St.

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Chicago, Illinois
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104 reviews 104 reviews
22 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

This is a great place to see the Island from a bird's eye view. Climb up the towering stairs to get to the terrific lookout point and enjoy a terrific view of the entire Island. Don't forget your camera/smartphone.

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The Villages
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I always go into whatever churches are open in Nantucket. This one is lovely, a local landmark steeped in island history. Visitors can feel themselves transported into the 1800s.

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