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Address: 96 Main St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3714
Phone Number: +1 508-228-1894
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This historic site is Nantucket Island's best-known architectural symbol of...

This historic site is Nantucket Island's best-known architectural symbol of the prosperity enjoyed by the 19th-century whaling merchants.

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A Walking Tour leaves from the Whaling Museum at 11:15 am and it's the only way to get inside this house. The Nantucket Historical Association website does not make this clear... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2015
Randy M
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Santa Rosa, California
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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

A Walking Tour leaves from the Whaling Museum at 11:15 am and it's the only way to get inside this house. The Nantucket Historical Association website does not make this clear. We saw the house from the exterior and looked into the first floor front windows.

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Hadwen House, responded to this review

Dear Randy, Thank you for your review of your visit to the Hadwen House early this fall. We're sorry to hear that you felt our website was not clear in the visitation schedule for this site, but we appreciate your feedback as we are always looking for ways to improve our communication with our visitors. We thank you for taking... More 

Warren, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2010

When first constructed in 1845, the Hadwen House brought a sense of prosperity and opulence never before seen on Nantucket. The portico with Ionic columns and widow's walk is only the start of your tour. The interior boasts a splendid curving staircase, double west parlors with marble fireplaces, Brussels carpets, fine Boston classical furniture, and gas chandeliers. The rest of... More 

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