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Wonderfully helpful for research

I called ahead to enlist their help in researching a book I'm writing. From their archives they... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2016
Rochester, New York
Very interesting

The history of Martha's Vineyard on display. A short walk from downtown Edgartown. A great rainy... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2016
Thomas M
Naples, Florida
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Jun 2, 2016
“Wonderfully helpful for research”
Apr 20, 2016
“Very interesting”
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Reviewed June 2, 2016

I called ahead to enlist their help in researching a book I'm writing. From their archives they supplied me with books, photos, maps, and a great collection of old newspapers. They were extremely helpful and resourceful. They allowed me to photocopy or photograph many of...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed April 20, 2016

The history of Martha's Vineyard on display. A short walk from downtown Edgartown. A great rainy day or any other day visit

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Thomas M
Reviewed September 4, 2015

It wasn't the buildings we went to that struck us on during our time with the Historical Society, but the quality of tour guide we had access to. Most societies are comprised of local volunteers who have some knowledge drawn from bullet point note cards...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Tim J
Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

This museum stayed open late for me and my parents and I actually learned quite a bit about the island, because it had interesting max cool things to teach me like how to tie knots. I am going on thirteen and it sure grabbed my...More

1  Thank Gunnar D
Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Spoke on the phone with Beau in the Library. VERY knowledgable gentleman, loved hearing about what he knows. Can't wait to meet him and learn more about this beautiful island!

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Ezia L
Reviewed August 7, 2014

Have and incredible library for family research and the folks that work/volunteer here are extremely helpful.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Ruthe A
Reviewed July 26, 2012

Lots of information about MV. Great activities for small children, very knowledgeable docents. This was my second visit to MV--wish I had done this tour on the first visit--it sets a context for many of the things that you see on the Vineyard.

Date of experience: July 2012
2  Thank csimmonsmd
Reviewed July 5, 2012

Everything was great here. We arrived just before Memorial Day weekend so it was not very crowded and had a blast before all of the tourists arrived. Overall a great place to visit.

Date of experience: May 2012
1  Thank Hugh C
Reviewed June 23, 2012

Our last day at MV was during the heat wave. Our family had to check out of our hotel and we had the entire day to stay before meeting the ferry. The temperature was over 95F. We asked the hotel concierge service for recommendations for...More

Date of experience: June 2012
3  Thank MEG241
Reviewed May 7, 2011

I have been traveling to the vineyard for a while now, and had never gone to the MV museum until this weekend. I went by myself on a mini-self guided tour of Edgartown first then went over to the historical society/museum. The lawn was well...More

5  Thank TheTravelingColbert
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