It's out of town, but so worth the trip. See the beginnings of what grew into the Coast Guard. Very moving.
On October 1st. we were coming back after a long (at least for us!) bike ride to Seasconset and even though it had been recommended to us, we almost did not stop. Luckily we did!! It was only half an hour before closing time but the little time we spent there was worthwhile. The many stories that are reflected in... More
A little out of the way but worth the effort to get there. (We went by bike). Our tour guide, Dick, was a font of information and you could tell he was passionate about the museum and its history. The time spent leaves you with a better appreciation of life on Nantucket than what you will get from days of... More
Worth a visit although off the beaten path. 4 miles (each way)bike ride away from downtown. Part of the ride is out of the bike path and may be a bit nerve wreaking if riding with children. There is a nice hamburger restaurant just where the bike path begins which could be a good stop before or after visiting museum.... More
Thank you! We hope to see you again! More
a VERY good museum on an island that just does not have that many museums. A great couple of hours. Interesting exhibits, plus some interactive stuff for the kids. Off the beaten path, but definitely worth a visit!
Not too long, not too short, definitely not boring. The old-school lifesaving mechanisms and techniques are still incredible, ship rescues so daunting. Love the history pieces and stories here. So much maritime history here. Definitely recommend for a couple hours on a cloudy afternoon.
Great little museum based on lifesaving & lighthouses. Our tour guide Dick actually was a fixture upon one of the lightships and was a wealth of knowledge and just great old guy! Beautiful location as well.
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