Sperm whale skeleton and whaling boat | Nantucket Whaling Museum
Skeleton of a 46-foot male sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) suspended from the ceiling of Gosnell Hall in the Nantucket Historical Museum. This whale stranded on New Year's day 1998. The whaling boat beneath the whale is an authentic whaling boat from nearby New Bedford. The whaling tools and implements displayed on the wall are also authentic.