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New Bedford Whaling Museum

25 locals recommend

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June 22, 2019
New Bedford Whaling Museum is located in the heart of downtown New Bedford. Learn history of the international whaling industry and the light of New Bedford.
March 23, 2019
I took visiting family here a few months ago and was so impressed. I hadn't been here since I was a little girl. Highly recommend. New Bedford's cobblestone streets are fun to wander along. Great pubs to visit. This was once the wealthiest city in the USA.
Chas & Em
Chas & Em
June 23, 2018
Step inside to learn about one of the most adventurous chapters in our history -- the story of American whaling and its most prominent nineteenth-century port.
June 16, 2018
Learn all about New Bedford's whaling history and go aboard the world’s largest model whaleship, the Lagoda.
June 09, 2018
New Bedford was the whaling capital of the world. There is so much history in New Bedford.

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18 Johnny Cake Hill
New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
Phone+1 508-997-0046
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 9:00 AM