Maria Mitchell Association, Nantucket

4.4
#14 of 25 in Childrens Museums in Massachusetts
Science Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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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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  • Open nights two times a month is a good take for all ages! Recommend finding it in the daylight first because you basically can't see it until you pass it. Saw the Milky Way, Jupiter and Saturn's... 
    Open nights two times a month is a good take for all ages! Recommend finding it in the daylight first because you basically can't see it until you pass it. Saw the Milky Way, Jupiter and Saturn's...  more »
  • I took a Guided tour of the House. Not what I was expecting. There were some interior aspects in the house that were unusual and one would consider frivolous for the time, but fits with the detail... 
    I took a Guided tour of the House. Not what I was expecting. There were some interior aspects in the house that were unusual and one would consider frivolous for the time, but fits with the detail...  more »
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  • Great place, full of information. Both the aquarium and museum are fun and interactive for people of all ages. Highly recommend.
  • A short walk from the center of town and incredibly meaningful.

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