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Tower Climb & First Congregational Church

An absolutely beautiful New England church - and having been raised in one I have seen many over... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Allison B

This is a beautiful church. The main sanctuary has recently been refurbished, but it is not used... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2017
Stoneham, Massachusetts
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62 Center St, Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA 02554-3605
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolutely beautiful New England church - and having been raised in one I have seen many over the years. A couple of days after I visited for the self-guided tour and tower climb, I actually attended the Sunday service here, and it was wonderful....More

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Reviewed September 26, 2017

This is a beautiful church. The main sanctuary has recently been refurbished, but it is not used in the winter, as it is not heated. There is a smaller, very homey, sanctuary in the back where winter services are held. For a $5.00 donation, you...More

1  Thank bcnett
Reviewed August 24, 2017

My family went up to the top and the pictures they snapped overlooking all of Nantucket were beautiful. I stayed in the church and listed to the organist play beautifully.

Thank Riley5712
Reviewed July 21, 2017

It seems a bit odd to be reviewing a church. The view from the tower is amazing and well worth the donation fee. It is also interesting to see parts of the renovations that have taken place over the years. The grounds are beautiful, too.

1  Thank Patricia K
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

This is an beautiful and iconic church just off of downtown Nantucket. It's large and visible from just about anywhere, so it's easy to find! Also a great photo op.

Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

The view from the tower is spectacular. They provide binoculars, maps, and a docent at the top of the tower. There is also a history display part way up.

Thank Ron C
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Determined to get the view, my husband walked the 94 steps up to the steeple to take photos. Was met by caring and careful staff in two or three locations as he climbed Photos worth the climb.

1  Thank ClaudiusIV
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Attended once, for a special prayer group in a good sunny Saturday, simple and traditional protestant house of prayer.

1  Thank Jun J
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Good message for locals and visitors. Second summer we've visited and found it to be friendly both times. .

2  Thank mariahN8297PX
Reviewed August 23, 2016

We were fortunate to have been married in this lovely church 38 years ago this September and also renewed our vows there on our 25th anniversary. It truly is a beautiful church and the view from the tower is outstanding on a clear day. A...More

Thank Patricia G
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