Today • December 5 • at the NHA

Whaling Museum open February 7-March 31, 2019
Thursday-Sunday 10am-4pm 

Whaling Museum open April 1-25
Daily 10am-4pm 

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Today's whaling museum schedule

Whaling Museum open
February 7-March 31, 2019
Thursday-Sunday 10am-4pm

On This Day in Nantucket History

December 5, 1981Read more from December 5, 1981

In 1981, a surprise nor’easter stranded about two thousand visitors on the island while at the same time, seventeen pilot whales came ashore on Nantucket’s south shore beaches. Read more from December 5, 1981

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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