The Whaling Museum is FREE for island residents from February 6 through April 30, 2020!
NHA Members enjoy FREE admission
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All Access Pass
Whaling Museum Pass
The All Access Pass is good for one visit to the Whaling Museum and all Historic Properties.
The Whaling Museum Pass is good for one visit to the Whaling Museum alone.
Ask about applying your ticket toward membership.
Active duty military are always free! Veterans will be free on Veterans Day- Wednesday, November 11, 2020.
Hours of Operation
Closed January 1–February 5
February 6–March 31, Open Thursday-Sunday, 10am–4pm
April 1–May 22, Open Daily, 10am–4pm
May 23–October 18, Open Daily, 9am–5pm
October 19–December 31, Open Daily, 10am–4pm
Whaling Museum may occasionally close early due to weather, special events, or maintenance. The Whaling Museum is closed during Festival of Trees set up, Nov. 31–Dec. 3.
Museum Shop closed for winter break but always open online.
Walking tours offered daily, May 23–October 18
Rain or shine. Tickets sold at the Whaling Museum front desk — first come, first served. No tours on July 4.
(Greater Light, Hadwen House, Thomas Macy House, Old Gaol, Oldest House, Old Mill, and Quaker Meeting House)
May 23–October 18, Open Daily, 11am–4pm
Greater Light, Hadwen House, and Thomas Macy House will reopen November 27–December 31 for Holiday Homes.
Historic Properties may close occasionally due to weather, special events, or maintenance.
Open Year-Round, Tuesday–Friday, 10am–4pm
(Located at 7 Fair Street—attached to the Quaker Meeting House)
FREE and Open to the Public
The NHA is closed:
Easter, Apr. 12; Thanksgiving, Nov. 26; Christmas, Dec. 25; New Year’s Day, Jan. 1.