The “Haunted Whaleship” Event Returns to the Whaling Museum October 29

Children 12 and under are free

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — Back by popular demand, “The Haunted Whale Ship,” event returns Saturday, October 29, 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Whaling Museum. Tickets are $5 and children 12 and under are free. Tickets can be bought at the door or online at

The whaleship Lagoda will be in its haunting glory for all to explore – if you dare.  You will meet ghosts from New Bedford’s seafaring past throughout the museum, and find your way through a mad whaling captain’s lair. Don’t forget to dress up and join the costume parade. The not-TOO-scary fun includes arts and crafts, refreshments and much more.


Contact: Tina Malott
Communications Manager
New Bedford Whaling Museum
508-997-0046 Ext. 140 (office)


About the New Bedford Whaling Museum
The New Bedford Whaling Museum is the world's most comprehensive museum devoted to the global story of human interaction with whales through time, and the history and culture of the South Coast region. The cornerstone of New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, the Museum is located at 18 Johnny Cake Hill in the heart of the city's historic downtown. Museum hours April through December: Daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Museum is open until 8 p.m. every second Thursday of the month. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.  Admission is: Free for Museum members and children aged three and under; adults $16, seniors (65+) $14, students (19+) $9, child and youth $6. For more information, visit Programming and schedules are subject to change. Please check the website for the most up-to-date information.