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Interesting artifact

The Vince House is an interesting piece of history. Built in the 1600's the house takes you... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
LIV2FLY
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Historic preservation

I toured this house through a 90 minute tour out of the Carnegie Museum in Edgartown. Very... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
879bradc
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Burlington, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

I toured this house through a 90 minute tour out of the Carnegie Museum in Edgartown. Very interesting for those who love history & seeing how old houses were built.

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Reviewed 7 October 2018

We have seen a lot of historical homes but this one was exceptional. Of course, our well trained docent help to point out features we would have missed otherwise. (Carnegie Library walks)

Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The Vince House is an interesting piece of history. Built in the 1600's the house takes you through several centuries of ownership. It only takes about 10 minutes to walk through and cost $5. For an additional donation, they will take you to the Whaling...More

Thank LIV2FLY
Reviewed 18 June 2017

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 conditioning, TV and the Internet. Included on the tour were the Daniel Fisher house...More

Thank BusinessTravelerDude
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The tour of the homes and whaling church were fascinating. The tour guide has lived here since the 1970s and is very knowledgeable of the history of these buildings and the island in general. I'm sure it's much better than the drive-by sightseeing tours.

1  Thank Billy H
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The Vincent House was owned by generations of the same family from 1672 until 1977. It was originally located at the Edgartown Great Pond in 1977 and was given to the Martha’s Vineyard Historical Preservation Society in 1977. The house is located behind the Dr....More

1  Thank ITRT
Reviewed 20 August 2016

As antique and history enthusiasts we were excited about visiting this historic site. Not open on weekends, in Marthas Vineyard in the middle of tourist season, unbelievable !! We were able to see the flower and vegetable gardens that were open, very nice. Able to...More

Thank jpatrickr
Reviewed 3 September 2015

If you want to maximize your museum experience on the Vineyard, I'd recommend buying their $20 package that let's to also get into the Cooke House, the Edgartown Lighthouse and the Sculpin Art Gallery as well. The most interesting thing I learned from this was...More

4  Thank Tim J
Reviewed 13 August 2015

nice easy tour of a 17th century MV home with many original parts. Good thing for a rainy day including the adjacent chuch and house.

Thank FrequentTravel24
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Wonderful old house set in the midst of busy little town. The grounds are gorgeous, the gardens to be envied. Love a little piece of history here in Edgartown.

Thank luvstogarden
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