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Spring Vacation Days

The NHA and Maria Mitchell Association are teaming up this April for an action-packed three-day offering of science and history. Children can sign up for individual days or all three!

Discover, experiment, craft, and create connections between the natural world and the people who live in it.  Explorations will start each day at the Natural Science Museum and include field trips to the Whaling Museum, NHA Historic Sites, Loines Observatory, and more!


Tuesday, April 19: Land 

  • Meet at Natural Science Museum, 7 Milk Street
  • Meet and Greet
  • Field Trip to Lily Pond Park or Sanford Farm
    • Games in the Land
    • Plant ID
    • Sustainable Communities with Found Objects
  • Field Trip to Oldest House

Wednesday, April 20: Sea

  • Meet at Natural Science Museum, 7 Milk Street
  • Meet and Greet
  • Field Trip to the Beach
    • Beach Exploration
    • Beach Game
    • Tale of the Tides
  • Field Trip to Whaling Museum

Friday, April 22: Sky

  • Meet at Natural Science Museum, 7 Milk Street
  • Meet and Greet
  • Field Trip to Loines Observatory
    • “What Miss Mitchell Saw”
    • Scale of the Solar System
    • Look at Telescopes
    • Constellation Activity
  • Field Trip to Old Mill

Date

Apr 19 2022
Expired!

Time

9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Nantucket Whaling Museum

Location

Nantucket Whaling Museum
13 Broad St

Organizer

Karl Wietzel
Email
kwietzel@nha.org