We are located at 795 State Road, West Tisbury, MA 02575


From Vineyard Haven

South on State Road, bearing left at the junction of North Road (to Menemsha); the Arboretum entrance is 0.4 miles on the right.


From Edgartown

West on the Edgartown-West Tisbury Road, bearing right onto State Road at the junction just beyond the Old Millpond. The Arboretum entrance is 1.1 miles on the left, beyond the Agricultural Society’s buildings.


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Public Transportation from Vineyard Haven

The bus operated by Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority travels from the Steamship Authority Terminal in Vineyard Haven to West Tisbury (Alley’s Store). This bus travels alternate routes (State Road & Old County Road) and there is a bus stop at the entrance of the Polly Hill Arboretum parking lot on State Road. On the return route, the bus can be flagged down from across the road. For schedule information, please call @ 508-693-9440 or visit

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Getting to Martha’s Vineyard

Bus from Boston (South Station) to Woods Hole, MA

Contact Bonanza Bus Lines @ 1-800-556-3815 or

Ferry from Woods Hole, MA to Vineyard Haven (and Oak Bluffs in summer)

Contact Steamship Authority @ 508-477-8600 (Mashpee office)/508-693-9230 (Martha’s Vineyard office)/508-540-1394 (TDD for the hearing impaired).

Flying to Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard airport is served by Cape Air year-round and has seasonal service provided by US Airwarys. Contact Cape Air at 800-352-0714.

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