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Vincent House Museum

Address: 99 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
Phone Number: 508 627 8619
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Ranked #79 of 89 things to do in Edgartown
Type: Historic sites, History museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
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Type: Historic sites, History museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums

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norwood mass
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 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 had already visited. Child function around church and house so no one came. So we... More 

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131 reviews 131 reviews
59 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 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 house and we learnt a lot about the history of Cape houses which we then... More 

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Boylston, Massachusetts
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218 reviews 218 reviews
60 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 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 the guise explained the origin of the frnishings. When visiting Edgartown, MA you need to... More 

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Troy, New Hampshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

We bought the tour package that included admission to the Old Whaling Church, The Daniel Fisher House, The Edgartown Lighthouse, The Martha's Vineyard Museum, and the Old Sculpin Gallery. We visited the Lighthouse, the Museum and the Gallery before making it over to the Vincent House. The tour was a good half hour if not a little longer, and the... More 

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Cambridge, MA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

For $10, you get a guided tour of the Vincent house (c, 1671) and the adjacent Fisher house and "Whaling Church" (both early 1800s), The tours start in, and concentrate on, the Vincent house, a very well preserved Cape Cod style house, with some period furnishings. Our guide was very knowledgable and articulate, happy and able to answer questions. We... More 

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Greenville SC
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

We bought the $15 tour package which included Vincent House, the Dr. Daniel Fisher House, The Old Whaling Church, Martha's Vineyard Museum, the Old Sculpin Gallery, and the Edgartown Lighthouse. The Vincent House was our first stop, and the most interesting. The tour there lasted about 30 minutes, and the tour guide was knowledgeable and shared a lot of interesting... More 

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