Visit The Carnegie

The Carnegie is open Tuesday- Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm.

Historic walking tours are Thursday-Saturday at 11 am and can be booked online here: Edgartown Historic Walking Tour Here.


The Carnegie Heritage Center’s Historic Tour is a 60-minute guided walking tour of Edgartown. Start your time at The Carnegie with the dynamic “Living Landmark’ exhibit, reading library, and heritage shop. Take to the streets, winding through the harbor and Main Streets to learn about the Island’s rich maritime history– from the nineteenth century to the present. Go inside six Vineyard Preservation Trust historic landmarks, and see other important sites along Edgartown Harbor, ending at the Daniel Fisher House.

The Carnegie Heritage Center offers Tours Tuesday-Saturday at 11 am. Book your tour here:  Edgartown Historic Walking Tour Here.

Private tours can be booked by emailing or calling (774) 549-9107.

Tour Highlights:

  • Exclusive access to seven VPT historic landmarks in downtown Edgartown showcasing the island’s charming and classical architecture.
  • Discover the legends and lore of Martha’s Vineyard’s first settlers and the Wampanoag people who shaped the island’s heritage and traditions. 
  • Learn about America’s famous Whaling Captains, entrepreneurs, and the creative people who shaped our nation and its cultural history.   

Featured Properties: Vincent House of 1672, the resplendent Dr. Daniel Fisher House & Gardens, the masterful Old Whaling Church, Old Sculpin Gallery, Norton Boat House, Edgartown Harbor, and The Carnegie.

Find out more about The Carnegie Here

Limited space available, reservations are highly recommended.

old whaling church

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Vineyard Preservation Trust Events

View the full event calendar here!

June 15
A Taste of the Vineyard
June 15th
June 17
Patron’s Party: 2023
Saturday, June 17th
June 19
Juneteenth Open House at The Carnegie
Monday, June 19 10am-4pm