Maria Mitchell Association, Nantucket

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#9 of 10 in Childrens Museums in Massachusetts
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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  • We took a walk on an overcast day and went to this little aquatic museum. The docents were well informed and engaging. The museum is small and we were thankful there were not a lot of people visiting ...  more »
  • Great place to spend a couple of hours. Our guide was great and very knowledgeable. Easy walk from town.  more »
  • This was our second time coming to the Maria Mitchell aquarium on Nantucket and it was great. They have a touch tank where 2 of my kids spent at least 45 minutes just playing with the various live spi...  more »
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