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Old Mill

50 Prospect St, Nantucket, MA 02554-4337
+1 508-228-1894
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Loved the Old Mill Tour

I loved the tour of the Old Mill. The tour guide was quite passionate about the history and the... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2018
Joyce R
NHA : 1746 Mill on Nantucket

This 1746 constructed mill is reported by the Old Mill guide to be 1000 AD mill design construction... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
jm2r
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Bedford, New Hampshire
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“whaling museum” (12 reviews)
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50 Prospect St, Nantucket, MA 02554-4337
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+1 508-228-1894
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Reviewed June 7, 2018

I loved the tour of the Old Mill. The tour guide was quite passionate about the history and the workings of the Mill. I highly recommend the tour. It is educational and fascinating. It is something I will remember forever.

2  Thank Joyce R
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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

This 1746 constructed mill is reported by the Old Mill guide to be 1000 AD mill design construction technique, presumably imported from Medieval Europe. The weather vanes can be mounted and the mill can actually function. It's an amazing machine that is well worth a...More

1  Thank jm2r
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

Nice mill but the windmills were not attached when we were there in early May. The mill was not open to the public when we were there. There are times that it is working and we would have loved to see it operating.

Thank Dale B
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

Rented bikes to see the 5 main attractions included in our whaling museum ( even though they were all closed for the season) We were tryumpant on our arrival ( got lost along the way but had many laughs along the way as well) took...More

Thank hleonard
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

I saw this place on the sightseeing map and walked to the edge of the village to see it. Huge and interesting.

Thank Shelley K
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

We visited this atttaction as part of a tour of the island and as such did not visit the inside. That being said it is an interesting building to visit with a facinating history

Thank cltboy
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

This is a nice little stop during the season and admission is part of your Whaling Museum ticket. The guide we had was so very knowledgeable and excited. He really interacted with the kids in the group. We climbed the very narrow steps and learned...More

1  Thank Elizabeth B
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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Interesting piece of history and worth a see! There were originally four of these mills at this location and one farther out and this is the only one left.

Thank BamaBelleMoore
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

The old mill is an interesting place to visit and the docent was excellant and provide lots of hands on detail about how the wind mill worked. I had never seen a wind mill with a moveable cap that allows top of the mill to...More

Thank CLTexasTraveler
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Reviewed September 28, 2017

This was one of the places included in the whaling museum admission. Guide there was very informative. We spent about 45 minutes there. Highly recommend!

Thank NhWishfultraveler
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Check NHA website for times they are doing tours...or just stop by! There are often NHA folks there
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