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89 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8235
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This doesn't seem to be listed on Trip Advisor but the tour is run twice a day and is on their website. The walking tour takes you to all of the main attractions with a wonderful narrative. The docent has keys to venues you cannot...More

Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is what you would expect a church in Edgartown to look like. A beautiful example of Greek Revival architecture. The grand columns beckon visitors.

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Don't miss this old whaling church, a prize architecture historic building of Martha's Vineyard. Go inside!

Thank Meg88Beijing
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Had a beautiful night to hear Judy in concert. The acoustics were terrific, lovely breeze coming in the open windows and a very appreciative crowd. Only negative are the uncomfortable pew seats. But a small price to pay for a great show/venue.

Thank ncoombesmith
Reviewed 17 June 2018

If you can get a ticket, this is an experience you will want to have. The church is beautiful and the acoustics are great. It's a lovely way to spend an evening.

1  Thank VacaCouple2014
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Note not open prior to Memorial Day weekend. We still enjoyed walking around and taking pictures. There is a historic home & gardens next door.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 26 May 2018

The Old Whaling Church is certainly beautiful on the outside but it is extraordinary on the inside. Simple, clean architectural lines, interesting tromp l’oeil painting. Serene and tranquil. If you can get tickets to a musical event, bu all means do. A summer evening with...More

Thank Sylvia C
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The Old Whaling Church is an imposing figure on the small town street but unless there is something going on and you have a ticket there is no need to poke around this place. Take a picture of the front and move on, trust me.

4  Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We went by this church a few times and could tell it was one of Edgartow's historic buildings. We were lucky enough to get last minute tickets for the Graham Nash Concert held inside and it made for a great evening of music. Beautiful old...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Because its included in the tour this is my review from Vincent House - Great tour guide and fascinating to see the oldest house on MV. Much history. House had three rooms, each depicting a different century. Fascinating to see how people lived without air...More

Thank BusinessTravelerDude
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Go on their website on Martha’s Vineyard and they post events or go on the Vineyard Gazette (local newspaper) where events are also posted.
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