Nantucket Historical Association
On a rolling hill out of town, the Loines Observatory opens to the public for nighttime viewings through a pair of telescopes.
To see where drunken sailors used to spend the night, visit the Old Gaol , the c 1806 jail that served Nantucket for 125 years.
Maria Mitchell Association
The Maria Mitchell Association is devoted to Maria (pronounced 'Mariah') Mitchell (1818-89), who was America's first female astronomer....
Centre Street Bistro
Settle in at a parasol-shaded sidewalk table and watch the traffic trickle by at this relaxed cafe. The chef-owners make everything from...
Lonely Planet review
The umbrella Nantucket Historical Association maintains eight historical sites covering everything from farming beginnings to the prosperous whaling days.