Martha's Vineyard Directory of Information : Museums & Tours
African American Heritage Trail of M.V. By appointment. $38/half-day Island tour; $20/1-hour tour of Oak Bluffs sites. 508-693-4361.
African American History Tour By appointment. 12 historical sites, 90 minutes. $25; $10 child under 12. 508-693-8714.
Aquinnah Cultural Center Vanderhoop Homestead, Aquinnah Cliffs. Closed for the season. 508-645-7900; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Rd., Edgartown. Daily. Programs; Discovery Room. $4; $3 child/senior; free for Mass Audubon members. 508-627-4850.
The FARM Institute Katama, Edgartown. Meat available. 508-627-7007; farminstitute.org.
Gay Head Light Tues.–Sat., 10 am–5 pm. Closed for the season. mvmuseum.org; 508-627-4441 ext. 123.
Ghosts, Gossip & Downright Scandal Walking Tour Mon., 6 pm, starts at Old Whaling Church, Edgartown. Entertaining look at Edgartown history. $12; free for children under 12. Pre-register: 508-627-8619.
Island Alpaca Co. 1 Head of the Pond Rd., Oak Bluffs. Daily, 10 am–4 pm, or by appointment. Self-guided tour; farm store. Refreshments. $5. 508-693-5554.
Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association Cottage Museum and Gift Shop, 1 Trinity Park, Oak Bluffs. Closed for the season. 508-693-4584; 508-677-7184.
Martha’s Vineyard Museum Cooke and School sts., Edgartown. New exhibits, 1730’s Cooke Family Period House, original Gay Head lighthouse lens, kids’ programming, lecture series, more. $6; $5 seniors; $4 child; free members/children under 6. 508-627-4441; mvmuseum.org.
Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust Buildings Edgartown: Vincent House (1672); Dr. Daniel Fisher house (1840); and the Old Whaling Church (1842). Tours: $10; child under 12 free. By appointment. 508-627-8720.
Native Earth Teaching Farm 94 North Rd., Chilmark. 10 am–6 pm, Wed., Sat., Sun. Animal visits, fiber arts, Ask-A-Farmer. Toddler time: Wed., 10 am–12 noon or by appointment. Shepherd’s Tea: Sun., 3–5 pm. 508-645-3304; nativeearthteachingfarm.org.
Polly Hill Arboretum 795 State Rd., West Tisbury. Grounds open daily, sunrise to sunset. Tours by appointment. No dogs. $5 donation; free for members & children under 12. 508-693-9426; pollyhillarboretum.org.
Vineyard Ghosts Walking Tours Private ghost walking tours available year-round in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, and Vineyard Haven. Reservations: 774-563-0762; 508-627-9445.
World of Reptiles and Birds Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Rd., Edgartown. Exotic and native birds and reptiles. $5. 508-627-5634; reptilesandbirds.com.