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50 Prospect St, Nantucket, MA 02554-4337
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

I was just killing time with our children on our last day and suggested we go to the mill- I'm so glad we did! The tour was excellent both for historical context and an understanding of what mills actually do and when we left my...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NewYorkNYMom
Reviewed October 26, 2018

You have to take transportation to get here. Lots of steps to walk up to and felt the visit was OK but if I missed it that would be no big deal. No one was there to tell you about it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dan F
Reviewed October 24, 2018

There are not too many old windmills left in Massachusetts, so this is a must see. You can walk from downtown Nantucket. Also very recommendable: the Oldest House on Sunset Hill.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chrissie777
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a gem! I went twice, once by myself and once with friends. It is very small but if you are lucky, your guide will be one of the real enthusiasts who can actually work the mill! It is really worth visiting

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lada K
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

On a tour with Gail’s tour and we had an extended stop at the Old Mill. Excellent look back in time to how grain was milled. The architecture and craftsmanship are exquisite. The size is also very impressive. Given the tools of the day, it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

This old grist mill is charming and one gets to see how it operated.Wonderfully maintained.Can buy cornmeal there for your favorite recipes.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BDL25
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

A short trip up the hill from town leads to the old wind mill. Very picturesque spot to snap that awesome shot! Easy to get to on foot or bike

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RandallM566
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely love the old mill. It’s a super cool piece of we’ll preserved history that we are lucky to have here on Nantucket! Tour guides are all really nice. There is nothing quite like seeing it running as well!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Waleed E
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Engineering marvel and great historic significance of the island. The staff at the mill was full of local historic knowledge as well as engineering knowledge on the inner workings of this impressive machine. Kids enjoyed it. Also with the Pass $6 adult, $3 for youth...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Todd C
Reviewed June 7, 2018

I loved the tour of the Old Mill. The tour guide was quite passionate about the history and the workings of the Mill. I highly recommend the tour. It is educational and fascinating. It is something I will remember forever.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Check NHA website for times they are doing tours...or just stop by! There are often NHA folks there
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