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Address: 50 Prospect St, Nantucket, MA
Phone Number: 508 228 1894
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Old Mill

This was one of our sites to see while in Nantucket. The fact that this is still operational is amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 29, 2015
Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So, the old mill is an old mill. If y have been in one, an old one, than y may pass. Unless you meet a nice tour guide. The guy explained us in detail, connecting the old mill with the history of the island. So it was worth the visit! If you go by yourself, hum, maybe I wouldn't.

Thank Akio A
Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

This was one of our sites to see while in Nantucket. The fact that this is still operational is amazing.

Thank LizandGil
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We took a tour and they drove by here a must see if you have never seen a windmill they are cool. this one is still working!!

Thank texastravelgal54
Milan, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Beautiful mill, lovely to photograph. Admission is included with your ticket to the Whaling Museum so it's worth it to make the walk over there. The inner workings of this mill are rather complicated so taking the tour is advisable but to be honest, after a while my eyes started to glaze over. If you're an engineer, this is right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Interesting to see! Our tour driver gave us the history of the phrase "three sheets to the wind" here! Nice little piece of living history.

Thank bookinsemail
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Great experience and lesson in how folks lived in the old days, especially appealing to kids 10 and over…you can purchase some of the flour, meal etc. which they produce while you watch,and you can climb up the inside stairs for a view…interesting how efficient it works !

Thank Boltonarts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

There is so much history in this old mill. They have a small shop inside. I'd check it out while on The island to learn about the mill and its changes.

Thank bethannez
East Kingston, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Enjoyed seeing this well-restored windmill on Nantucket. Have not seen a windmill since Holland. A museum is inside with a narrator.

Thank patricia387
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Been here for so many times, when in Nantucket, we always visited this historic place that brought a lot of precious memories for us because we really love this island.

Thank Jun J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

My parents visited and posed in front of this in 1943 on their honeymoon. With them we returned in 1978 and i've visited numerous times recently. One can still buy some cornmeal milled here and enjoy another historic landmark of this fabulous island.

Thank Richard C

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