Enjoy photos from 2017's Family Days at the Museum, free to all thanks to a generous gift from the Battle Family.
Saltmarshes are one of the most productive ecosystems on Earth. Each day rising tides bring in a wash of nutrients and tiny marine organisms to feed the unique plants and animals within the saltmarsh.
Egan Maritime Institute will host An Evening of Shipwreck Stories at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum on Wednesday June 7th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.
While it’s tempting to credit thrifty Yankee lifesavers with figuring out how to retrieve a line tied to the mast of a sinking ship, it was the British who developed the method.
Stories from the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum: Artifacts from the Robert Caldwell Collection
The Museum celebrates the bravery and compassion of Nantucket’s men and women who dedicated themselves as volunteers and professionals.