Have fun with Nantucket History!
Create your own house history. Print the pages 2-sided or if they are 1-sided use the blank pages for your own additions!
Make your own model of the historic Macy-Christian House. Download printable pages to decorate your house in your own style. Glue or tape the tabs together to assemble.
Historic Properties Scavenger Hunt
Go on an adventure back through time on Nantucket by visiting the Nantucket Historical Association’s iconic historic properties. Follow this Scavenger Hunt to learn about our island’s story and its people. You may even discover a place you never knew (or forgot) existed!
Follow the map to visit each location in any order. Take a selfie with you and your family (or pod) at one of our properties and tag @ackhistory!
Download our Discovery Center ACKtivity Books
Create your own 3-D pop-ups of the historic properties here on Nantucket.
Beautify our three local lighthouses.
Pass the time by finding the buried Nantucket words!
Learn about the art of scrimshaw and create your own scrimshaw folk art for display!
Sail the seven seas with this coloring book full of fun characters.
Learn about Tony Sarg and the Macy’s Day Parade and create your own finger puppets for a show at home!
Participate in these fun craft activities translated in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Bulgarian, and Thai using materials you can find at home!
Create your own family tree and learn about some of the earliest European settlers on Nantucket.
Test your deep-sea knowledge by labeling the parts of a squid.
Print, cut-out and enjoy this 49ers inspired Nantucket board game.
Learn about the international language of boats with this create your own signal flag activity.
Label the parts of a full-rigged ship and learn the Nantucket connection with the Boston Tea Party.
Organize and “history-ize” your kitchen with this two-part family activity.
Navigate this maze and use the stars as your guides to trace the journey of Nantucket whalers to the Pacific.
Create an article and illustration about your week for the 1st edition of the Nantucket Gazette.
Enjoy a southern breeze with these stress free coloring pages.
In honor of our Philadelphia connection and the Monaghan sisters, let’s create our own dream house!
Nantucket has always been a place of comings and goings, not just for people, but for animals. Enjoy this coloring book featuring members of the animal kingdom who migrate to or from Nantucket.
Celebrate the beautiful art of the south-pacific by coloring in these Maori inspired bookmark designs.