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Nantucket Historical Association Walking Tours

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Address: 7 Fair Street, Second Floor, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone Number: 508 228 1894
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Great Intro to the History of Nantucket

Nice job Karen, very informative, entertaining and a must do for visitors to get an accurate representation of the history of the island and the Quaker Wampanog interactions... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Mike S
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Eastham, Massachusetts
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Eastham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice job Karen, very informative, entertaining and a must do for visitors to get an accurate representation of the history of the island and the Quaker Wampanog interactions, whaling history and so many other tidbits.

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Historic Sites. At $3 a youth (6-17), and $6 an adult this was an excellent bargain. The enriching culture of the historical environment is portrayed very clearly at these historical places. They're all within walking distance.

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Nantucket Historical Association Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your experience at our historic sites. We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed the convenience of our various historic properties and learning about the island's rich history during your time with us. Thank you very much for visiting, and we hope to see you back again someday! More 

New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Very interesting and informative 90 minute walking tour of the town. Included Quaker Meeting House and Hadwen House. If you are interested in the history of Nantucket this is a must.

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Nantucket Historical Association Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your experience on our Downtown Walking Tour last month. We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed learning about some of the island's rich history out on foot. We're happy that you enjoyed visiting some of our historic sites as well, and we thank you for recommending us to others interested in Nantucket history.... More 

Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We had a delightful tour of the town and were given a most interesting account of the lives and times in Nantucket, including excellent historical information and an account of the Essex disaster. This a well worth while way to spend a morning

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Nantucket Historical Association Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your experience on one of our walking tours early this fall. We're glad to hear you enjoyed learning about the history of island's iconic downtown area, as well as the story of the ill-fated Nantucket whaleship Essex. We thank you for recommending us, and we hope that you can come back and see us... More 

Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Even tho it was pouring the day we went, we had a great time and learned a lot about Nantucket's past. Highlight of the tour was the Hadwen House, a beautiful Greek Revival house built by a wealthy merchant and eventually bequeathed to the NHA. In addition to the tour, the $10.00 price includes same day access to other houses... More 

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Nantucket Historical Association Walking Tours, responded to this review

Dear Kendrick, Thank you for your review of your experience on our Downtown Walking Tour this summer. We're thrilled to hear that even though the weather wasn't ideal that you enjoyed visiting some of our historic properties, like the Hadwen House. We're glad that you found value in the price of your admission ticket, and we appreciate you taking the... More 

Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My friend and I started our first day on Nantucket with this tour which was wonderful- We love to walk and to be able to learn and see the history of the island at the same time was great! Our guide Katie was very informative and pleasant!

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Nantucket Historical Association Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your experience on one of our historic walking tours this month. We're honored that you started out your Nantucket adventure with us, and we're so glad that you had a great time with Katie learning about Nantucket's rich history on foot! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit, and we hope to... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We joined the morning 1.75 hour walking tour and enjoyed it very much. Our guide was very informative and fielded questions very well.

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Nantucket Historical Association Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your recent experience on our Downtown Walking Tour. We're so glad that you enjoyed seeing Nantucket on foot and that you had positive interactions with our expert guide. We thank you for taking the time to write a review, and we hope you can come back and visit again someday! More 

Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

we went on two walking tours and each one was excellent. We started at the museum and walked to different houses or buildings. We were led by knowledgable docents who brought the history of these houses to life. They knew about houses along the way and stopped to answer our questions. We learned about the people and what life was... More 

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Nantucket Historical Association Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your walking tour experience last year. We're so thrilled that you enjoyed both of our historic walking tours with some of our expert guides. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed learning about Nantucket's rich history, and that you found value in your experience. We thank you so much for taking the time to... More 

Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Very good tour! It was a personal tour for my friend and me, because no one else signed up. A young woman led the tour. She had lots of information to share with us. It would be an adult tour. The history of the town and the old homes was interesting.

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Nantucket Historical Association Walking Tours, responded to this review

Dear Margie, Thank you for your review of your experience a few months ago on one of our Walking Tours. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed learning about the rich history of Nantucket and its houses out on foot on your "private" tour. Thank you for visiting and we hope to see you again someday! More 

Pembroke, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Great take. We walked to each location it only took a few minutes to get to each one. The Historical Society people were very helpful, nice, knowledgable

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Nantucket Historical Association Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your experience on one of the NHA Walking Tours. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed learning about the island's rich history on foot with one of our expert guides! We will make sure to pass your kind words along to them. Thank you so much for visiting and we look forward to seeing... More 

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