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Nice little museum

This museum gives a good insight on how these small houses were built and used has summer cottages... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Montreal, Canada
via mobile
Educational Visit

We walked through the house, which was surprisingly larger that it looks, but the true experience... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Cindy F
Wrentham, Massachusetts
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1 Trinity Park, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA
+1 508-693-7784
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

The ticket seller couldn't answer my first question as he said he was Catholic and it was a question about the antique bible next to him??? If this is Methodist camp history site, that doesn't make a lot of sense. Honestly, I was curious about...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

This museum gives a good insight on how these small houses were built and used has summer cottages. A nice piece of amarican history.

1  Thank RonAres
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We walked through the house, which was surprisingly larger that it looks, but the true experience was talking to the lady about the house and camp. Her stories gave a true picture of the camp. Especially President Grants experience!

1  Thank Cindy F
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice museum inside a typical cottage house from the area. There's a docent in the house that will explain the history of the cottages so you understand why they were initially built. There's a small fee for admission.

1  Thank cohoman
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The museum is a cottage is has been converted to a museum and is filled with items from 1880s. I liked seeing how these cottages were made 150 years ago. I parked near the Oak Bluffs Library on School road and walked to the museum.

1  Thank Renavine
Reviewed 20 July 2018

$3 PP to get in, but your in Martha Vineyard so pay it. It will take about 15 minutes to go through the house/ gift shop. some old knick knacks around this tiny house but very nice people operating it. If you have questions ask...More

1  Thank Ranirish
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We did the 90 minute tour of the Campground that includes a visit to the Cottage Museum. You get the history of how it was a field with tents for a revival type meeting in August, but grew to have the houses replace the tents....More

1  Thank Frances M
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Surrounded by all these magnificent Victorian cottages, one wonders what they are like inside. This museum provides a first floor peek into the interior room size, as well as how the rooms were originally furnished. Very well done and worth a look.

1  Thank 727jun727
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

This was the best part of my stay in MV. I learned so much about the local history. I highly recommend this museum. The price is reasonable and the staff is very welcoming. Check it out.

1  Thank Bufflord
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Great place to visit. Fun and interesting. Designs are detailed and some are amazing. We did go into the museum but there was a fee..so we just poked our heads in. Just walked around the outside and read about the history of why and how...More

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Kathleen A
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Response from NinxyNoo | Reviewed this property |
Oh and $3 entry fee
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Response from garyrichmond | Reviewed this property |
While not all shops and restaurants may be open in May, many will be. Campgrounds--with its lovely colorful Victorian houses--is completely open. I'm not sure if the famous Carousel is operative in May, but if it is you and... More
28 June 2015|
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