Museum from Home

Welcome to the New Bedford Whaling Museum’s Museum from Home webpage. If you are looking for things to do with your children, resources to keep students engaged, ways to spend your time learning about something new, or just taking a moment to enjoy our Collection from the comfort of your own home, please explore our links below.

Digital offerings made possible in part by BayCoast Bank.

Lecture Gallery  |  Audio Tours  |  Online Exhibitions  |  For Parents  |  For Teachers & Students  |  History & Herstory  |  Book Worms  |  Around Town  |  Docent Moments  |  Collections Show & Tell

Lecture Gallery

Enjoy current and past lectures on a variety of subjects by Museum staff and guest experts.

Audio Tours

Get an in-depth story – the Museum’s exhibitions and collections narrated by curators and other subject matter experts.

Online Exhibitions

Always open, museum without walls.

For Parents

Get inspired and creative with art, history, and science activities for all ages.

For Teachers & Students

Explore a ton of educational activities that you can make part of your re-imagined classrooms.

History & Herstory

Go behind the scenes with Museum experts or uncover hidden histories from the region.

Book Worms

Find a great book or activity to spend your newfound extra time.

Around Town

Explore links to programs, educational resources, and virtual events in the local community.

Docent Moments

Take a moment with our expert docents as they share a little history and their passion.

Collections Show & Tell

In this video series, Museum experts take you behind the scenes to show you their favorites.