Walking Tours

Walking tours are cancelled for the 2020 season.

Stay tuned for self-guided walking tours available this summer. 


Walking tours depart from the Whaling Museum at 13 Broad Street at 10:30am and 1:30pm.  Both walking tours are 60 minutes long.

Rain or shine. Tickets sold at the museum front desk— first come, first served.

No tours on July 4 and August 1. 

10:30am—Nantucket History Walking Tour

Walk Nantucket’s history and visit many of the island’s historical properties.  Learn about the people, places, and events that transformed Nantucket from the whaling capital of the world to a resort destination of international acclaim.

1:30pm—Remarkable Women Walking Tour

This tour features the contributions of Nantucket women, not only to Nantucket’s society, but to the greater world as well.  As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, visitors will learn about women who sought and achieved equality in all avenues of life.

Adult $15
Senior 65+/ Student $13
Youth (6-17) $5
Under 6 Free

Banner photo by Cary Hazlegrove.

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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