Student Art ShowcaseMcCausland Gallery, Whaling MuseumFebruary 21 through April 1, 2022

Featuring works from Nantucket Elementary, Nantucket Intermediate, and Cyrus Pierce Middle School students.More Read more from Student Art Showcase

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

Spirits Within UsWhaling Museum, Williams Forsyth Gallery

Meet a representative group of extraordinary Nantucket women in a new holographic experience at the Whaling Museum.More Read more from Spirits Within Us

Nantucket & The WorldWhaling Museum, Nantucket Corner

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

Discovery CenterWhaling Museum

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 TimelineWhaling Museum, Entry Hall

Step back in time . . . Learn about Wampanaug life, Nantucket’s earliest settlers, the growth of Whaling, to today’s economy of tourism and building.More Read more from The Timeline

Gosnell HallWhaling Museum, Gosnell Hall

Look sharp, all of ye! There are whales here-abouts!More Read more from Gosnell Hall

Watercolor "Moby Dick and Ahab " by Claus Hoie

Moby-Dick and NantucketWhaling Museum, Mezzanine Gallery

The island of Nantucket filled Herman Melville’s imagination. His time on the Nantucket whaleship Charles and Henry led to the...More Read more from Moby-Dick and Nantucket

Hadwen & Barney Oil and Candle FactoryWhaling Museum, Candle Factory

The 1847 spermaceti-candle factory has been carefully restored to reveal significant elements of the original factory.More Read more from Hadwen & Barney Oil and Candle Factory

Scrimshaw GalleryWhaling Museum

Representing over a century and a half of collecting are items from one of the most important collections in the world.More Read more from Scrimshaw Gallery

Decorative Arts GalleryWhaling Museum

On display are the some of the finest objects of decorative-arts from the NHA's collection.More Read more from Decorative Arts Gallery

Whale EcologyWhaling Museum, Candle Factory

Explore a newly installed whale ecology interactive exhibit in the Whaling Museum Candle Factory and enjoy stunning underwater photography by Eric Savetsky throughout the museum.More Read more from Whale Ecology

Neptune’s GrottoWhaling Museum

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

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

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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