The NHS Office Will Be Closed on Saturday, July 7th 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Wednesday and Thursday
1 PM Until 4 PM
Saturday, 10 AM Until 4 PM

Our Mission
“To acquire, preserve and interpret artifacts of Nahant, Massachusetts, illustrating its history, prehistory and that of people associated with it, for the enjoyment, education and enrichment of the public.”

East Point, Then and Now

The Nahant Historical Society cordially invites you to A History of East Point

A vestige of natural beauty, Native American, political and military involvements, marine life and sciences, as well as the quintessential spot to sit and release all the stresses of everyday life into the wild; this is everything East Point!  Join us for a walk through time as we share the rich history that tells the story of this remarkable promontory we call East Point.  

Sunday July 29, 2018 - 2 to 4 PM - Nahant Town Hall

This event is open to the public.  For more information visit us on the web or call (781) 581-2727


Photo of some of the original Nahant Quilters

Some of the original quilters gather to celebrate the restoration of the Nahant Quilt!

Announcements and Exhibits | Spring 2018
Our 2017 Annual Report Download Our 2017 Annual Report
Hodges Reference Room See What's Happening Here!
Lowell Gallery Nahant on the Rocks
Online Exhibits Visit Our Online Memories Project

Click Any Image To Purchase Our 2018 Calendar!

Photo of the Nahant Community Center FEATURED EXHIBITION

We invite you to visit our premier major exhibition, entitled Nahant on the Rocks.

This retrospective illustrates in a lively format the legendary and seldom told story of Nahant and its people. Nahant on the Rocks opened in 2003 to rave reviews.

In 2004 this exhibition won one of the most prestigious museum awards:
Certificate of Commendation from the American Association of State and Local History.

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