Today • July 12 • at the NHA

Special Preview for Members Only!
Saturday July 11 and Sunday, July 12

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Museum doors are open to the public on Monday, July 13.
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Historic Properties
Closed for the 2020 season, but grounds and gardens are open to the public during daylight hours.

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Today's whaling museum schedule


Members FREE

Nantucket Residents FREE

General Admission


Monday–Saturday, 8–6pm

Closed Sundays

On This Day in Nantucket History

July 12, 1851Read more from July 12, 1851

Benjamin C. Chase wrote to the Light House Board in 1851 praising the effectiveness of Sankaty Light. Read more from July 12, 1851

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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