Egan Maritime Institute

Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum is located at:

158 Polpis Road, just 3.5 miles from Nantucket Town.

Please call us at 508.228.1885 if you have any questions.

The museum can easily be reached by car, The Wave Shuttle/Polpis Route or by the Polpis Bike Path.

If you visit Visitor Services on Federal Street in Town, ask for a free Wave shuttle bus pass to get to the Museum!

We are currently closed for the season.

We will be opening for the 2017 season on Saturday May 27th. 

If you would like to inquire about the possibility of a private tour, please contact our Museum Director - Lisa Lazarus.


Admission costs:

Free for Members
$10.00 for adults
$7.00 for seniors & students
$5.00 for youth 6-17
Free to children under 6

The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum is proud to be part of the Blue Star Museum program that offers free admission to active duty military and their families.