New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, New Bedford

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  • A fantastic staring point to understand all the historic points of interest in the Historic Whaling Capital. The historic background helps any visitor understand the scope of the Whaling industry, fro...  more »
  • A great museum and National Park dedicated to the whaling industry that dominated the area in the 1800s. There are quite a few exhibits and a movie that shows how difficult life was on a whaling ship....  more »
  • The buildings that make up the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park are all stunning. Whether it be where the NPS is located, the museum, Seamen's Bethel, etc. Each site is unique but are all ...  more »
  • What a great find! Ms Lucy and Angel were so nice to chat with!! We only had time for the short film but we're glad we stayed to watch it! If you find yourself in the area, stop by! I highly recommend it!!
  • great for tourist passing through New Bedford! :D
  • One of the best values for the money. Their glass collection is impressive.
  • Absolutely loved coming here. Staff was incredibly helpful and informative and the exhibits were very nice. I was upset we were limited by the 2 hr limit on parking
  • Supporting the National Park Service is nearly the entire downtown of New Bedford. Interpretive signs abound amongst plenty of other activities and the epic Whaling Museum.