Birding Downtown Nantucket
Join MMA staff on a stroll through downtown Nantucket identifying and learning about the bird species that live in the area. Birds are an important part of Nantucket’s ecosystem and the island is known as an excellent birding spot. No pre-registration necessary.
Maria Mitchell and the Daring Daughters of Nantucket
Join the curator of the Mitchell House for a walking tour concerning the lives of Maria Mitchell and Nantucket’s famous and infamous women, as well as the lesser known women of our island. Learn why whaling, Quakerism, and the isolation of an island afforded these women opportunities that women elsewhere in America at the time were not afforded.
Pre-registration required. Please call 508-228-2896 to register and for more information.
Saturday, June 14, 10am-Noon
Saturday, October 4, 10am-Noon
A Walk with Maria Mitchell of Nantucket Town - The History and the Sciences
A unique collaborative walking tour that brings the natural and historical world of Nantucket together in one! How would Maria have interpreted what she saw on a stroll through downtown Nantucket? Learn not only about her history and the historic buildings and landscape, but also how she would have enjoyed the natural world around them.
Limited space, reservations necessary. Please call 508.228.2896 to register.