Safety & Protocols

We are Focused on Your Well-Being! 

That means keeping the safety of our staff, community, and visitors at the heart of everything we do by following the latest guidelines from the Center of Disease Control (CDC) and state and local governments.

What to expect during your visit to the
Whaling Museum:

  • In compliance with the Town of Nantucket’s Indoor Mask Mandate Order effective August 5, due to the current rise of COVID cases on Nantucket, masks must be worn inside all NHA properties
  • A hand-sanitizing station will be in the front lobby upon entry, as well as various sanitizing stations throughout the museum.
  • The NHA will follow rigorous cleaning protocols daily, as recommended by the state and local governments.
  • Clear plexiglass guards at all registers and check-in desks will remain in place.
  • The NHA has enhanced filters in the museum HVAC system to ensure it is running on the highest settings to bring in maximum amount of outside fresh air into the building throughout the day.
  • Please dispose of your masks properly in the trash bins located everywhere in the downtown area.

What to expect during your visit
Hadwen House

  • In compliance with the Town of Nantucket’s Indoor Mask Mandate Order effective August 5, due to the current rise of COVID cases on Nantucket, masks must be worn inside all NHA properties
  • A hand-sanitizing station will be available.
  • The NHA will follow daily cleaning protocols.
  • Please dispose of your masks properly in the trash bins located everywhere in the downtown area.

For hours and pricing information, please visit here.

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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