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Edgartown Lighthouse

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Address: 121 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8016
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+1 508-627-4441
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Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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The Martha's Vineyard Museum is privileged to be the steward of three of...

The Martha's Vineyard Museum is privileged to be the steward of three of the Island's lighthouses. The East Chop, Edgartown, and Gay Head lighthouses are not only historic reminders of a bygone age, but are working beacons that still send a light out into the night. Beyond their important functional role, these structures also offer visitors spectacular views of the breathtaking beauty of Vineyard Sound, the simple elegance of Edgartown Harbor & Chappaquiddick, and the majestic cliffs of Aquinnah. Major renovations completed in 2007, including installation of a staircase to the lantern room, allow the interior of the Edgartown Light to be open to visitors. A lighthouse keeper will be available and the doors will be open during designated hours. Parking is available, but limited, on North Water Street. The Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) busses drop off on Church Street in Edgartown. It is a 5-10 minute walk to the lighthouse from this location.

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Great early morning run...

Loved an early morning run out to the lighthouse and took kids later in the day. Nothing to do there particularly as it was off season and all shut up and a good focal point

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 November 2016
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Harting, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Loved an early morning run out to the lighthouse and took kids later in the day. Nothing to do there particularly as it was off season and all shut up and a good focal point

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

It was my mother and I.... we very much enjoyed walking the little island that the Lighthouse is situated on and looking for seashells! It was gorgeous weather at about 70-75F and the sun was out all day! It was a good hike and the scenery was beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This was just lovely and fun I had a lobster roll walk to the lighthouse just a beautiful strong very easy walk it is slow season so I'm not sure what it would be like in the summer months and I truly enjoyed it again just the nicest people.

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Acton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

It's a very pretty site where you can choose to walk around the water, sit on the benches, or have a drink on the porch of the hotel across the street while enjoying the lovely view.

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attleboro, ma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Walked to the lighthouse in edgartown from our hotel. Have been to Martha's Vineyard several times but never over to the lighthouse. Nice spot for a picnic on a nice day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a very scenic and beautiful spot to visit. One of 5 lighthouses on MV/Chappy. Easy to get to and easy to see right from the street. There are benches on the main street that you can sit and look out from. Very nice.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a nice walk out to the lighthouse from town and then to walk along the beach. The view either to Chappaquiddick or back towards the Harborview Hotel are breathtaking.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Nice stroll down a path to this waterside lighthouse. Great views of the harbor as well as the beautiful homes that line the waterfront. Peaceful walk best done during daylight.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Every time in Edgartown I walk out and visit the light house. I love the peacefulness and beauty. Great place to walk the pups and have kids run along the paths.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Very pretty setting and grounds- easy walk right in front of Harborview Hotel. Closed when we were there but nice beach area, nice walk next to the harbor in Edgartown.

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