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The Old Mill

Old Mill, MA

    The Old Mill is a historic windmill located at 50 Prospect Street in Nantucket, Massachusetts. Built in 1746, it is the oldest functioning mill in the United States. The mill is owned and operated by the Nantucket Historical Association as a museum. It is a contributing property of the Nantucket Historic District. In 1992, it was also designated as a Histo…
    The Old Mill is a historic windmill located at 50 Prospect Street in Nantucket, Massachusetts. Built in 1746, it is the oldest functioning mill in the United States. The mill is owned and operated by the Nantucket Historical Association as a museum. It is a contributing property of the Nantucket Historic District. In 1992, it was also designated as a Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
    • Address: 50 Prospect St, Nantucket, MA 02554
    • Phone: (508) 228-1894
    • Interests: Architecture · Landmark · Outdoors
    • Average stay: 1 hour, 45 minutes
    • Established: 1966
    • Architect: Nathan Wilbur

    Closed now

    11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Mon - Sun11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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    Sep 16, 2022
    Interesting to see for its historic value, but not very interesting when not open. We walked from town and found it pretty easily. We walked around the outside of it and read the plaques, but weren't… Full review by DonnaS58
    Aug 25, 2021
    We took a guided walking tour of downtown Nantucket and were lucky enough to walk by the Old Mill when it was open. We found the mill keepers to be very enthusiastic and informational. Full review by HHfromHH
    Aug 20, 2021
    This windmill is the oldest working windmill in the United States. They grind the grains and you can even buy the flour. A well kept piece of history. Full review by frugalarnie
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