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A Fabulous Tour, Don't Miss It!

Whenever I go to the island, I stop by here. This time, a NHS tour guide was there. His name is... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2014
Marielle58
Great Historical Tour

I don't know if I've ever been on a tour where the host knew so much about the landmark, was... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2014
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Reviewed 7 September 2014

Whenever I go to the island, I stop by here. This time, a NHS tour guide was there. His name is Tom and he's the most informative, personable, likable tour guide, ever! Besides explaining the engineering aspects, he was an expert on weather (which is...More

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Old Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2014

Dear Marielle, Thank you for your review of your visit last month to the Old Mill historic property. We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed learning about our site, which is he oldest continuously operating windmill in the country! We will be sure to...More

Reviewed 21 August 2014

I don't know if I've ever been on a tour where the host knew so much about the landmark, was responsible for its upkeep first-hanad, and was so passionate about it. As frequent visitors to Nantucket, we're always looking for new things to do and...More

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Old Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2014

Thank you for your review of your recent visit to the Old Mill historic site. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with one of our expert guides. At the Nantucket Historical Association, we are always looking for ways to educate Nantucket...More

Reviewed 13 August 2014

My parents, husband and I stopped by Old Mill today to check it out. As a tour had already started, we were stuck outside...until Tom Miner peered around the corner and saw us from his seat. "Would you like a private tour?", he offered. Turns...More

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Old Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2014

Thank you for your review of your recent visit to the Old Mill historic property. We're thrilled to hear how much you and your family enjoyed your experience, and we will certainly pass along your kind words to Tom. We agree that the Old Mill...More

Reviewed 9 August 2014

Easy to get to and park at, this is a nice spot for a photo op that doesn't take very long. They do have some tours for a small fee, but just walking around taking the photos is also good enough. I found a 1930...More

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Old Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2014

Dear Genny, Thank you for your review of your recent visit to the Old Mill. If you enjoyed the exterior of the site, we're sure you would love the tour of the inside as well! Remember, our All-Access Pass admission ticket includes a visit to...More

Reviewed 22 June 2014

We had a great tour given by Tom Miner. Very very interesting! My 8 year old son loved it and so did we. Very cool!More

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Old Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2014

Thank you for your review of your visit to the Old Mill. We're so happy to hear that your son enjoyed learning about the Mill's rich history from one of our expert guides. We will be sure to pass along your kind words to Tom...More

Reviewed 13 June 2014 via mobile

Come by and you will too! Very interesting and informative tour. The guides were young nantucket natives that gave a short but fact filled demonstration of all parts of the mill. Then walk down the hill and eat at the downeyflake!!More

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Old Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2014

Thank you for your review of your recent visit to the Old Mill. We're thrilled to learn that you enjoyed learning about its rich history from some of our expert guides and that you got to see it in action! We thank you very much...More

Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

Our visit to the windmill turned into more than just historical sightseeing. By the time we left we felt we had just formed two new friendships. The wind was ideal for the sails to turn, the sun was on our faces and the conversation was...More

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Old Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2014

Thank you so much for your review of your visit to the Old Mill this past fall. We're thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful experience learning about one of the oldest working mills in the country, and that you were able to enjoy...More

Reviewed 8 October 2013

Once again the Nantucket Historical Society has a real gem. We had purchased a combined ticket at the Whaling Museum so we not only enjoyed the outside of the mill, but also had a tour of the inside. This is the oldest working wind mill...More

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Old Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2013

Dear Mary, Thank you so much for your review of your recent visit to the NHA's Old Mill historic property. We are thrilled to hear that you have enjoyed yet another one of our sites. We agree that the Old Mill staff is an excellent...More

Reviewed 15 July 2013 via mobile

So cool. Walk or bike to see this working mill. You will not be disappointed. It is funny that a painted telephone pole is being used as a support system. The red paint doesn't disguise the fact it is a telephone pole.

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Reviewed 19 September 2012

Well we set off to just take a look at the old mill in the middle of the Nantucket neighborhood, but found a man in the back painting the iron hardware. Tom "Terrific" Miner of the Nantucket Historical Society. What a wealth of island &...More

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NHATeam, Manager at Old Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2012

We are so delighted that you visited the Old Mill and had the opportunity to speak with Tom as he shared his knowledge about Nantucket and beyond! Thank you for your review - we look forward to seeing you again.

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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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