Research Topics - New Bedford Whaling Museum

Research Topics

Dive deeper into the science of whales today and the history of the whaling era.

Research Topics


Lighting the Way

Learn about the historical impacts of remarkable women from the region.

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Whaling History

Learn about the history of the American whaling industry.

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Whale Science

Explore the science and behavior of whales in today's oceans.


Regional History

Explore the history of Old Dartmouth and surrounding areas.

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Creature Feature

Explore amazing marine mammals using Creature Feature, the Whaling Museum’s video and activity series. We’ll explore different creatures and learn how we can help our underwater friends.