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Top Things to Do in Nantucket, MA, from a Cruise Ship - Created by Staff

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Nantucket Whaling Museum

The Nantucket Whaling Museum is a museum located in Nantucket, Massachusetts, dedicated to the history of whaling. It is run by the Nantucket Historical Association. The museum houses a large collection of whaling artifacts and memorabilia, including longboats, harpoons, and scrimshaw, but the centerpiece is the complete skeleton of a 46-foot (14 meter) bull Sperm whale suspended from the ceiling.

Nantucket Atheneum | Enriching island life year-round

Nantucket Atheneum is Nantuckets public library housed in historic 1847 building and part of CLAMS network of Cape Cod libraries offering over 1.4 million books, CDs and DVDs and programs for all ages.

Great Point Light - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Great Point Light, officially, Nantucket Light is a lighthouse located on the northernmost point of Nantucket Island. First built in 1784, the original wooden tower was destroyed by fire in 1816. The following year a stone tower was erected which stood until toppled in a storm in March 1984.

Sankaty Head Light

The Sankaty Head Light is a lighthouse located on Nantucket island. It was built in 1850, was automated in 1965, and is still in operation. It is located at the easternmost point of the island, in the village of Siasconset. It was one of the first lighthouses in the United States to receive a Fresnel lens.

Nantucket Life-Saving Museum

The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum of Nantucket, Massachusetts is a small, seasonal, non-profit museum dedicated to the history of shipwrecks off the Nantucket coast and in Nantucket Sound. The Lifesaving Museum is operated by the Egan Maritime Institute.

Brant Point Light

Brant Point Light is a lighthouse located on Nantucket Island. The station was established in 1746, automated in 1965, and is still in operation. The current tower was added to the National Register of Historic Places on October 28, 1987; it has the distinction of being the tenth light on the point, in addition to several range lights.

Wauwinet, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Wauwinet is a village in Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States. Its elevation is 3 feet (1 m). Named for an old local Indian chief, it lies on the northeastern coast of Nantucket Island, 4.7 miles (7.5 km) north-northwest of Siasconset. There is an upscale hotel and restaurant just north of the Gatehouse that features both harbor and oceanfront beach activities.

First Congregational Church in Woburn

The First Congregational Church in Woburn is an historic Congregational church at 322 Main Street in Woburn, Massachusetts. The congregation, established in 1642, is one of the oldest in the United States, and its church building (the sixth for the congregation) is a local landmark.

Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge is a nature preserve on Nantucket Island and is managed by the Trustees of Reservations. It encompasses miles of beaches, the largest red cedar woodland in New England and Great Point Light.

Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The museum is located at 49 Union Street in Nantucket, Massachusetts. It was founded shortly after the Nantucket Historical Association by David H. Wood. It is concerned with preserving and exploring artifacts from the whaling era and before, even as far back as the Native American settlements on Nantucket before the 15th century.

Sankaty Head Golf Club - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sankaty Head Golf Club is one of the Eastern-most golf courses in Massachusetts, perched on the edge of Nantucket Island in Siasconset, Massachusetts. The course was designed by Emerson Armstrong and opened in 1923. It is one of the few examples of world-class links-style golf outside of the UK (see Shinnecock Hills).

Nantucket Dreamland Foundation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Since the acquisition in 2007, hundreds of donors from both on and off the island have contributed over $22M towards the nearly $30M target for this project. At this time, groundbreaking on the new Dreamland Theater is set for the Fall of 2010 with its re-opening planned for the Summer of 2011.