Membership Benefits

Benefits for All Members:

NEW member benefits, specifically designed to provide a safe experience for you at the Whaling Museum are as follows:

  • Reserve your entry times and enjoy a personalized, private (non-touch) experience for your family and friends. Email membership@nha.org or call (508) 228 – 1894 to reserve your time slot.

  • Weekly “Member Mornings”- enjoy a live performance of The Hunt for a small group of no more than 12 people. Social distancing rules will be strictly followed. Please reserve your spot in advance. Daily with two presentations between 9-10am and two presentations between 4-5pm.

  • Access to a virtual performance of The Hunt via Zoom at a designated time of your choosing during museum hours.

  • Spice-up your next Zoom cocktail party with an NHA guest lecturer. Pick from a list of topics and enjoy hearing about Nantucket history from the comfort of your own home (Member discount on pricing).

  • Rent the roof deck at the museum or the garden at an historic property for a private, dining experience for a small group. Enjoy an easy, fun, and safe breakfast, lunch, or dinner in a beautiful setting. More details coming soon! (Significant member discount on pricing).

  • On-island delivery from the Museum Shop to members only.

  • FREE shipping on all purchases from the Museum Shop to all members at the Thomas Macy level.

An NHA membership makes a great gift!

Free Unlimited Admission

to the NHA’s Whaling Museum, historic sites, and Research Library

Member Benefits Walking Tours
Free Walking Tours

throughout the season

Member Benefits Historic Nantucket
Free Subscription to Historic Nantucket

the NHA’s award-winning magazine

Member Benefits Museum Shop
10% Discount

at the NHA’s Museum Shop

Member Benefits Classes
Special NHA Discounts

Enjoy discounts on NHA 1800 House classes, programs, and special events.

Member Benefits Member-Only Events
Invitations to Exclusive Members-Only Events

including major exhibit openings, member mornings, and behind-the-scenes tours

Member Benefits Voting Rights
Voting Rights at the NHA Annual Meeting
Member Benefits Time Travelers
Time Travelers Benefits

at over 150 museums nationwide
…and much more

Membership Levels

All NHA Memberships are fully tax-deductible.

Individual $55

All member benefits for one year


Island Family $85

All member benefits for one year

  • For adults living at the same address and their children or grandchildren under 21 years of age. (For year-round residents of Nantucket with a valid I.D.)

Family $125

All member benefits for one year

  • For adults living at the same address and their children or grandchildren under 21 years of age.
  • Membership to Council of American MaritimeMuseums (CAMM)
  • Free admission to CAMM museums nationwide

 


Peter Foulger $250

All Family member benefits for one year plus:

  • One yearly guest pass for unlimited entry to the NHA’s Whaling Museum and historic sites

William Hadwen $500

All Family member benefits for one year plus:

  • Two yearly guest passes for unlimited entry to the NHA’s Whaling Museum and historic sites

Thomas Macy $1,000

All Family member benefits for one year plus:

  • Four yearly guest passes for unlimited entry to the NHA’s Whaling Museum and historic sites
  • An additional 5% (a total of 15%) discount at our Museum Shop


1894 Founders Society



Absalom Boston $3,000

All Thomas Macy level benefits for one year plus:

  • Six yearly guest passes for unlimited entry to the Whaling Museum and historic sites
  • Lunch with the NHA Executive Director

Mary Gardner Coffin $5,000

All Family member benefits for one year plus:

  • Six yearly guest passes for unlimited entry to the NHA’s Whaling Museum and historic sites
  • Membership to Council of American Maritime Museum (CAMM)
  • Free admission to other CAMM museums nationwide

Lucretia Mott $10,000

All Mary Gardner Coffin level benefits for one year plus:

  • Ten yearly guest passes for unlimited entry to the Whaling Museum and historic sites
  • 10% discount on two rentals at an NHA property
  • A personalized, private tour for you and up to 12 guests with the NHA Gosnell Executive Director
  • A $125-level Family membership to give as a gift

The Nantucket Historical Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. The cost of all NHA membership is fully tax-deductible.

Join us and become a member now!

An NHA membership makes a great gift!

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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