GUIDED OUTDOOR WALKING TOURS
DOWNTOWN WALKING TOUR
Walk the Old Historic District and enter the Quaker Meeting House and the Hadwen House with an NHA guide and learn about the people, places, and events that transformed Nantucket from a remote island outpost, to the whaling capital of the world, to a resort destination of international acclaim.
Tour departs from the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street, rain or shine. Each tour lasts approximately sixty minutes and is offered rain or shine. See tour schedule.
Explore the world of the Essex and its Nantucket crew, focusing on the survivors and their lives on the island in later years. Visit locations related to the crew with an NHA guide and learn about the vital role that whaling played in the economy and social structure of nineteenth-century Nantucket.
Tour departs from the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street. Each tour lasts approximately ninety minutes and is offered rain or shine. See tour schedule.