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New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

new bedford whaling national historical park

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park commemorates the heritage of the world's most prominent 19th-century whaling port. Created in 1996, the park includes several historic buildings, museums and archives.

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

33 William Street
New Bedford, MA 02740  
Tel: 508.996.4095
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new bedford whaling national historical park


New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park commemorates the heritage of the world's most prominent 19th-century whaling port, New Bedford, Massachusetts. Several historic buildings, museums and archives preserve this fascinating history.

The park encompasses 13 city blocks and includes a visitor center, the New Bedford Whaling Museum, the Seamen's Bethel, the schooner Ernestina, and the Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum.

The park offers volunteer-led walking tours of historic New Bedford as well as other special events.