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Whaling Museum

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Restored in 2005, the Whaling Museum features top-quality exhibits and galleries, as well as daily programs and tours that bring to life the history of this magical island. The museum is home to a 46-foot sperm whale skeleton, a restored 1847 oil...more
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13 Broad St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3502
+1 508-228-1894
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Reviewed 29 July 2005

I don't know what the other reviewer was talking about!! We thought this was a superb addition to our trip to Nantucket! The historic information was amazing and awe-inspiring. We got there at 10am; and at 10:30 there was a quick 1/2 hour movie in...More

10  Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 23 October 2003

The Nantucket Whaling Museum is OK. Just OK. Its nothing compared to the huge New Bedford Whaling Museum. If you happen to be in Nantucket then visit, but its not really worth the boat trip in and of itself.

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Response from Lori H | Reviewed this property |
I don't know; we walked from the pier, which is an easy 10 minutes.