Tag: Maria Mitchell Association

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Second Annual Nantucket Green Crab Week

By Maddie Arthur The Second Annual Nantucket Green Crab Week is July 12-16, 2021. This week will be packed with family-friendly events so that you can learn more about the invasive European green crab and find out what you can do to help Nantucket’s marine environment. Nantucket Green Crab Week […]

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Explore Nantucket Skies, Sea, & Land with MMA

Starting Monday, June 7, the Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association (MMA) will be offering another summer of education, research, and exploration of the sky, land, and sea of Nantucket Island. The Aquarium on Washington Street and Historic Mitchell House on Vestal Street will be open for tours on Monday through Friday […]

2019 MMA Nantucket Science Festival
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Annual Nantucket Science Festival on March 16

The Nantucket Science Festival is back for another exciting year. On March 16, 2019, join the Maria Mitchell Association and the Nantucket Community School, along with many community partners, for hands-on, interactive activities for all ages from preschool to adult.  The Nantucket Science Festival is all about connecting people with […]

Whale Skull on Nantucket
Fun for Families, Today's Nantucket

What Is This?

by Katherine Brooks Maria Mitchell Association Among the historic gray-shingled houses of Vestal Street and hidden in the gardens of the Maria Mitchell Association’s Hinchman House Natural Science Museum, sits a whale skull found thirty years ago at Cisco Beach.  The bone belongs to a right whale: an endangered species […]