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Timed entry not required for Members – enjoy the Museum anytime!
NHA Members enjoy FREE admission
Join or renew today!
Admission is good for one visit to the Whaling Museum and Hadwen House.
Ask about applying your ticket toward membership.
Active duty military are always free! Veterans will be free on Veterans Day–Friday, November 11, 2022.
Hours of Operation
Open Mon-Sat, 10am–5pm (through October 10)
Open Mon–Sat, 10am–4pm (October 11–December 31)
Thank you to the support of The Community Foundation for Nantucket and the Foundation’s Nantucket Fund for Emergency Relief and Mass Humanities in helping to keep the Whaling Museum open safely for visitors.
Open during Whaling Museum hours.
The Museum Shop is always Open Online
Open Mon-Sat (closed Sun), 11am–4pm (through October 10)
Located at the Research Library
Open Mon–Fri, 10am–4pm (through October 7)
- Old Mill:Open Thur and Fri, 11am-4pm (September 8 through September 30)
- Quaker Meeting House: Open Mon–Fri, 10am–4pm (through October 7)
Historic Properties may close occasionally due to weather, special events, or maintenance.
Daily walking tours will return in Spring 2023.
To inquire about a private walking tour, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The NHA is closed:
Easter, Apr. 17; Thanksgiving, Nov. 24; Christmas, Dec. 25; New Year’s Day, Jan. 1.
The Whaling Museum and Historic Properties may occasionally close early due to weather, special events, or maintenance.
The Research Library, Whitney Gallery, and Quaker Meeting House are closed on the following federal holidays: Juneteenth, Independence Day, and Labor Day.