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

The Discovery Center, created as an interactive imaginary experience for children in an 18th century town, is now transformed into...More Read more from Discovery Center

The Road from Abolition to SuffrageWhaling Museum, Williams Forsyth Gallery Open through December 31, 2020

This is a story of inspiring individuals who moved Nantucket—and the nation—towards a more just and equitable distribution of political...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 CornerOpened March 2019

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

Neptune’s GrottoWhaling Musuem

A tusked walrus skull from the frozen North resembles a fossil of the legendary cyclops.  A massive whale's jaw, impossibly contorted, proves its owner's ability to survive and feed.More Read more from Neptune’s Grotto

Strangers to Neighbors: Jewish Life on NantucketResearch Library, Whitney Gallery June - December 2019

This exhibit tells the history of the Congregation, as well as the Jewish community's commercial life, its religious life, its educational life and its efforts to support the larger Nantucket community as a whole. More Read more from Strangers to Neighbors: Jewish Life on Nantucket

Colorful map of Nantucket by Tony Sarg

Collecting Nantucket, Connecting the WorldPark Avenue Armory, New York CityJanuary 18 – 27, 2019

As the Loan Exhibition for the 2019 Winter Show, Collecting Nantucket, Connecting to the World celebrates 125 years of collecting by the Nantucket Historical Association and presents the best the association has to offer in paintings, craft, and folk arts. More Read more from Collecting Nantucket, Connecting the World

Sometimes Think of Me

Sometimes Think of MeThe Whitney Gallery, 7 Fair Street July 18 – October 8, 2018

In celebration of the re-release of “Sometimes Think of Me” Notable Nantucket Women Through the Centuries, embroidered narratives by Susan Boardman...More Read more from Sometimes Think of Me

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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