A unique installation by artist Nancy Train Smith is viewable from the San Francisco Room deck.
Not easily overlooked is the Giant Squid, viewable from the Museum Plaza.
Figureheads, shipwright's tools, sternboard carvings and more can be found on display in the Cook Memorial Theater.
One of three desks made from the timbers of the HMS Resolute, a British Royal Navy barque sent to the Arctic to locate and rescue the lost Franklin expedition, but abandoned after being trapped in the ice.
Featuring antique and vintage toys, Punch and Judy puppets, books, comic books, games, and circus memorabilia. The star attraction is an abstract painting by two of New Bedford’s most beloved residents, elephants Ruth and Emily.
Last modified: November 7, 2014