Tour Information

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January – April, 2024: Private tours are available by appointment.

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May – November 2024: Group tours will be offered daily. Stay tuned for more information!

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 four Vineyard Preservation Trust historic landmarks and see other important sites along Edgartown Harbor, ending at the Daniel Fisher House.

Limited space available; reservations are highly recommended.

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.

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Vineyard Preservation Trust Events

View the full event calendar here!

June 13
A Taste of the Vineyard: Gourmet Stroll
Thursday, June 13th
June 15
A Taste of the Vineyard: Patron’s Party
Saturday, June 15th
July 12
Generations Picnic
Friday, July 12 4:30-7:30pm
This property is located at:
58 North Water Street
Edgartown, MA
Public street parking