Weaving Nantucket’s Past Into Its FutureHadwen HouseOpening May 2021

Celebrating 20 years of the Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum (NLBM), explore over 100 Nantucket lightship baskets from the NLBM collection,...More Read more from Weaving Nantucket’s Past Into Its Future

The Battle of Nantucket – War of 1812Whaling Musuem Opening May 2021

In partnership with the Egan Maritime Institute and Lynx Educational Foundation, an exhibit on the War of 1812 will explore...More Read more from The Battle of Nantucket – War of 1812

Anne Ramsdell Congdon’s Nantucket RenaissanceWhaling Museum, McCausland Gallery Opening May 2021

Featuring approximately forty paintings from the NHA and private collections on island, many of the latter have been rarely if ever seen by the public.More Read more from Anne Ramsdell Congdon’s Nantucket Renaissance

RoofwalkWhaling Museum

Offering unparalleled panoramic views of Nantucket harbor and the landmark historic district.  Enjoy the beutiful views of today, while looking...More Read more from Roofwalk

Watercolor "Moby Dick and Ahab " by Claus Hoie

Moby-Dick and NantucketWhaling Musuem

Discover the story of Moby-Dick here at the Whaling Museum. From stories of Melville’s visit to Nantucket in 1852 to...More Read more from Moby-Dick and Nantucket

Discovery CenterWhaling Musuem

This interactive play space is a major attraction for families. Children spark their imaginations as they play on the Waterfront...More Read more from Discovery Center

The Road from Abolition to SuffrageWhaling Museum, Williams Forsyth Gallery Open through 2021

This is a story of inspiring individuals who moved Nantucket—and the nation—towards a more just and equitable distribution of political power. More Read more from The Road from Abolition to Suffrage

Decorative ArtsHadwen House June-December 2019

The first floor at the Hadwen House showcases the NHA’s decorative arts. The very finest objects in the collection are on display in period rooms showcasing furniture, china and ceramics, textiles, and silver.More Read more from Decorative Arts

Melville on NantucketHadwen House June - October 2019

Three exhibits explore Melville’s time on Nantucket, Moby-Dick and pop culture, and diversity onboard the Pequod.More Read more from Melville on Nantucket

Nantucket & The WorldWhaling Museum, Nantucket CornerMarch 2019 - December 2020

Highlights the international networks created by the “active and disciplined” men and women of Nantucket through whaling and trading.More Read more from Nantucket & The World

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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