Egan Maritime Institute

Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum is located at:

158 Polpis Road, just 3.5 miles from Nantucket Town.

Please call us at 508.228.1885 if you have any questions.

The museum can easily be reached by car, The Wave Shuttle/Polpis Route or by the Polpis Bike Path.

If you visit Visitor Services on Federal Street in Town, ask for a free Wave shuttle bus pass to get to the Museum!

We are currently closed for the season.

SPECIAL OPENING - For Friday and Saturday during the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will be open from 10:00am - 2:00pm both days. Come see the exhibit one last time before 2017!

If you would like to inquire about the possibility of a private tour, please contact our Museum Director - Lisa Lazarus.


Admission costs:

Free for Members
$10.00 for adults
$7.00 for seniors & students
$5.00 for youth 6-17
Free to children under 6

The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum is proud to be part of the Blue Star Museum program that offers free admission to active duty military and their families.