In addition to themed exhibits, there is lots of memorabilia gracing the walls and binders full of photos and other information to browse through. If you have an island connection, plan to say for awhile.
A truly wonderful variety of exhibits chronicling the island's history from its earliest farmers and sea captains, through its heyday as a granite quarrying center, it's brief turn as a spa location where folks came to "take the waters," and it's more recent life as a summer home for artists and academics. Well run and a testimony to its curators,...
The Vinalhaven Historical Society museum is a must see place to get to learn more about the history and charm of this marine/quarry town and the entire island. It is well worth the time to take a look at the interesting displays of early life on the island.