Tuesday through Friday – 11 am Docents led 45-60 minute highlights tours of the Museum. Tours leave from the front desk.
Tuesdays and Thursdays – 2 pm 45 minute tours of exhibition galleries with Senior Maritime Historian, Michael P. Dyer, offering an in-depth look at the human interaction with whales including the arts and culture of whaling around the world, scrimshaw, paintings, Yankee whaling implements, Purrington and Russell’s Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage Round the World, and an introductory overview of the North Atlantic right whale as an at-risk species. Tours leave from the front desk.
Free with Museum admission. Regular rates apply.
Spend an hour, spend a day or more. There is always something to see at the Museum.
Plan ahead, we do!
Extending beyond the New Bedford Whaling Museum walls.
Always open, museum without walls.
On display throughout the Museum campus, on the plaza, in the Jacobs Gallery and from the San Francisco Room deck.
Exhibition archive, occasionally adding new content.
Last modified: January 12, 2017