Fire Hose Cart House

8 Gardner St.
Nantucket Island, MA 02554- Map It
(508) 228-1894

AAA Editor Notes

Fire Hose Cart House, 8 Gardner St., is a Nantucket Historical Association historic site and the last example of the old neighborhood fire stations that were built following the Great Fire of 1846. The restored 1886 building houses 19th-century hose carts and pumpers, including “Cataract #6,” which survived the Great Fire. Time: Allow 15 minutes minimum.
$6; $3 (ages 6-17). Combination ticket (includes all Nantucket Historical Association historic sites and Whaling Museum) $20; $18 (students with ID and senior citizens); $5 (ages 6-17).
Hours: Daily 11-4, late May to mid-Oct. (weather permitting). Phone ahead to confirm schedule.