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Address: 50 Prospect St, Nantucket, MA 02554-4337
Phone Number: 508 228 1894
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Extremely nice staffs

We did not know that it is a museum. The staffs, Tom and Bill, invited us in and gave a detailed tour of the mill. I have to admit that I did not know much about mills prior to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Rochester, New York
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Rochester, New York
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not know that it is a museum. The staffs, Tom and Bill, invited us in and gave a detailed tour of the mill. I have to admit that I did not know much about mills prior to that but now I know more! The icing was stories of Tom's adventures around the world. Be sure to ask for... More 

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North Carolina
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolute must see on Nantucket! It's a bit of an uphill walk out of town to get to the Old Mill. But, it's worth every step once you get there! Be sure to get the tour. Ours was included with our Whaling Museum tickets. The tour is very informative. When you leave you'll know so much about how to... More 

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old Mill is highly recommended for any day trip or longer stay on Nantucket - see, feel, hear, taste the history of the island. The tour lets you climb to the top of the mill and see how corn was, and still is, ground into a fine meal. The view from the top is great of the island with... More 

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Larchmont, New York
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being inside the mill and watching it operate was as much art as engineering beauty. Our tour guide, a teacher, was clearly enthused about the site and gave us a chance to interact with the equipment, which was fun. We visited the mill as part of Gail's Tours. We enjoyed it, but keep in mind that you will be in... More 

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Norcross, Georgia
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56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our favorite stop! We enjoyed the demonstration of the mill operation and the commentary of the on-site guide.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to get pics !!Not much to see. Good for a bike ride from main part of Nantucket. But can certainly give it a miss if you have other things to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Working as a tour guide this summer on the Island, the Old Mill is one of the last stops along most of our tours. There's a reason we save the best for last. It is, as some may not know, the oldest operational wind mill in the United States! Being new to the island this summer, we took a tour... More 

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

This is the oldest working grist mill in the USA. Our tour guide was very informative and pleasant. The structure and the methods they used to grind the corn is absolutely amazing. This attraction is free with your ticket to the Whaling Museum, along with The Oldest House, The Old Gaol, The Fire Cart House, and Greater Light.

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Thank Babz J
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

A must see! A lot of history and just amazing it still runs!! Very nice staff giving background and history of the mill. Tom was the best and just loves his job. We won't back twice but still didn't get to see it run due to some mechanical issues they were fixing at the time. Enjoy!

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Growing up on the island, I always loved this mill and couldn't wait to show it to my kids. It doesn't disappoint and my kids loved the history and experience. Memories continue year after year with this attraction - well worth it and a must.

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