Maria Mitchell Association, Nantucket

The Maria Mitchell Association operates two observatories, a natural science museum, an aquarium, and preserves the historic birthplace of Maria Mitchell. A wide variety of science and history-related programming is offered throughout the year for people of all ages.
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  • No photography is permitted inside the humble home of Maria Mitchell, the self-taught astronomer who achieved international fame by discovering a comet from a telescope on the roof of her father’s ban...  more »
  • We only had time to visit the “Natural History Museum at Hinchman House” (one of the 4 locations of the Maria Mitchell Association - Nantucket’s Science Center). Our tour guide was enthusiastic and sh...  more »
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  • A short walk from the center of town and incredibly meaningful.
  • Go there and learn about the most remarkable woman of the 19th Century

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