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The Whaling Museum is Now Open

Open Mon–Sat (closed Sun)
10am–4pm

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Members Free
Nantucket Residents Free
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On This Day in Nantucket History

April 22, 1869Read more from April 22, 1869

William Mitchell -- teacher, astronomer, and father of Maria Mitchell -- was buried on Nantucket on this day in 1869. Read more from April 22, 1869

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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