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Apr
21
Tue
10:15 am Music with Mollie – Ages 2-7 @ Nantucket Atheneum
Music with Mollie – Ages 2-7 @ Nantucket Atheneum
Apr 21 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Music with Mollie - Ages 2-7 @ Nantucket Atheneum | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
A music program with local cellist Mollie Glazer. Children will enjoy fun and engaging songs, singing games, and movement activities that teach musical skills. Free admission. No reservation required, but program is limited to first[...]
1:00 pm Family Swim @ Nantucket Community Pool
Family Swim @ Nantucket Community Pool
Apr 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Swim @ Nantucket Community Pool | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
Good fun and good for you, Family Swim sessions are offered year round at the Nantucket Community Pool for children of all ages. Teaching children water skills and helping them feel comfortable in the water[...]
1:00 pm NHA Spring Vacation Days – All Ages @ NHA
NHA Spring Vacation Days – All Ages @ NHA
Apr 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NHA Spring Vacation Days - All Ages @ NHA | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
Explore the history of Nantucket as participants make dioramas that showcase some of the island’s special places. Participate in the creation of the Discovery Room’s submission to the Arts Council’s Giant Magic Daffodil Garden throughout[...]
Apr
22
Wed
1:00 pm Family Swim @ Nantucket Community Pool
Family Swim @ Nantucket Community Pool
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Swim @ Nantucket Community Pool | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
Good fun and good for you, Family Swim sessions are offered year round at the Nantucket Community Pool for children of all ages. Teaching children water skills and helping them feel comfortable in the water[...]
1:00 pm NHA Spring Vacation Days – All Ages @ NHA
NHA Spring Vacation Days – All Ages @ NHA
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NHA Spring Vacation Days - All Ages @ NHA | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
Explore the history of Nantucket as participants make dioramas that showcase some of the island’s special places. Participate in the creation of the Discovery Room’s submission to the Arts Council’s Giant Magic Daffodil Garden throughout[...]
Apr
23
Thu
10:00 am Babies into Book – Newborn-18m @ Nantucket Atheneum
Babies into Book – Newborn-18m @ Nantucket Atheneum
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:20 am
Babies into Book - Newborn-18m @ Nantucket Atheneum | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
A program designed to introduce babies and caregivers to the library and books.  Rhymes, finger plays, simple books, and songs will be used to foster pre-literacy skills while having fun.  Space is limited to first[...]
10:30 am Toddler Time – Ages 18-36m @ Nantucket Atheneum
Toddler Time – Ages 18-36m @ Nantucket Atheneum
Apr 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Time - Ages 18-36m @ Nantucket Atheneum | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
Join other families for a toddler story time held at the Weezie Children’s Library, part of the Nantucket Atheneum. Songs, finger rhymes and simple stories will be sung and read. Space is limited to 8[...]
11:00 am Preschool Story Time – Ages 3+ @ Nantucket Atheneum
Preschool Story Time – Ages 3+ @ Nantucket Atheneum
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Preschool Story Time - Ages 3+ @ Nantucket Atheneum | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
Join other families for a toddler story time held at the Weezie Children’s Library, part of the Nantucket Atheneum. Space is limited to 15 children, each with one caregiver, so it is recommended that you[...]
1:00 pm Family Swim @ Nantucket Community Pool
Family Swim @ Nantucket Community Pool
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Swim @ Nantucket Community Pool | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
Good fun and good for you, Family Swim sessions are offered year round at the Nantucket Community Pool for children of all ages. Teaching children water skills and helping them feel comfortable in the water[...]
1:00 pm NHA Spring Vacation Days – All Ages @ NHA
NHA Spring Vacation Days – All Ages @ NHA
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NHA Spring Vacation Days - All Ages @ NHA | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
Explore the history of Nantucket as participants make dioramas that showcase some of the island’s special places. Participate in the creation of the Discovery Room’s submission to the Arts Council’s Giant Magic Daffodil Garden throughout[...]

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Featured Activities

Critter Cruise

Critter Cruise

Children will love this hands-on family adventure as they search for lobsters, crabs and fish with traps and poles out in Nantucket Harbor.

Where To Shop

Sunken Ship

The Sunken Ship

Looking for Nantucket-themed attire, beach gear, beach toys or souvenirs? The Sunken Ship has it all!

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Where to Stay

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The Nantucket Hotel & Resort

The Nantucket is a premier all-season hotel and resort that caters to the traveling family and to Nantucket’s year-round population.

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Where To Eat

Fog Island

Fog Island Cafe

Offering an extensive menu with delicious breakfast and lunch items, Fog Island Cafe is one of our favorite family dining options.

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Summer on Nantucket

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Children’s Beach

Located in town and on the North Shore, Children’s Beach is a good option for young kids as it offers a variety of activities for those little ones who need more than sun and sand.

Critter Cruise

Critter Cruise

Children will love this hands-on family adventure as they search for lobsters, crabs and fish with traps and poles out in Nantucket Harbor.

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Farmers and Artisans Market

Part market, part fair, Sustainable Nantucket’s Farmers and Artisans Market showcases local businesses and truly has something for every member of your family.

Rainy Day Nantucket

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Create

Looking for inspiration? Whether you’re a casual crafter or a talented artist, Create has your supplies on-hand.

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NHA Whaling Museum

View the skeleton of a 46′ Sperm Whale and other captivating artifacts at Nantucket’s Historical Association’s Whaling Museum.

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Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Discover the sealife in Nantucket’s waters through hands-on learning brought to you by the Maria Mitchell Aquarium.