10 Jun 2021

LRE’s Picks – Kid’s ACKtivities

The whole family has made the trek to the island for a family vacation and now you’re looking for some ACKtivities for the kids. Well there is never a shortage of things to do on the island, but check out the list below for LRE’s picks of what to do with the whole family:

Maria Mitchell Association

4 Vestal Street | Website

The Maria Mitchell Association is Nantucket’s go-to source for all things science. They offer loads of programing for families ranging from summer camps to Nature Story Hours. For every explorer in your family there is something for someone to enjoy! Check out their website above for details on all their programming.



Lizza Obremski brings the NanPuppets to life. They provide educational entertainment for all age groups. Every Thursday from 9:45am to 10:15am, Lizza and the NanPuppets put on a show on Zoom! Check out their website to learn more information.

Nantucket Atheneum Programming

1 India Street | Website

Nantucket Atheneum has tons of programming for children, teens, and adults. They are always updating their calendar so be sure to check back to see what they have on tap next. They do a great job with their kids programming and always have something interesting going on from children’s music classes, story time, and more!

NHA’s Whaling Museum

13 Broad Street | Website

The NHA’S Whaling Museum is a great spot to learn about the island’s history. Back in the day, Nantucket was known the world over for its whaling prowess. Visit the Whaling Museum on Broad Street to learn more about our island’s history in the whaling world. They have great videos and exhibits so the whole family can enjoy the fun. While you’re there, check out the roof deck for a great view of the town!

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