Maria Mitchell Aquarium and its collection

Maria Mitchell Aquarium

The Maria Mitchell Association Aquarium, also known as the Nantucket Aquarium, is a unique marine science center located in Nantucket, Massachusetts. As the only marine science center on the island, it serves as a valuable resource for both locals and tourists. The aquarium is part of the Maria Mitchell Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting scientific education and research. It is situated on the historic site of the former Nantucket Railroad ticket office, right on the shoreline of the Nantucket Harbor.

Programs Offered by the Aquarium

The Maria Mitchell Association Aquarium offers a variety of programs for visitors to enjoy. These include Marine Ecology Field Trips, Family Snorkeling Tours, Beach Discovery Field Trips, and Night Marine Ecology Field Trips. Additionally, the aquarium also organizes Whale Watches and Seal Cruises, providing unique opportunities for visitors to observe marine life in their natural habitats.

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Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Washington Street 28
MA 02554 Nantucket

Visitor information Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
10:00 – 16:00
10:00 – 16:00
10:00 – 16:00


Child (3-16)US$12.00
Children two and underFree


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Location & Map

Washington Street 28, Nantucket

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