Discover, Learn, Enjoy!
The Museum offers a variety of science, history and cultural programs throughout the year. Join us for a lecture, participate in the Moby-Dick Marathon, or enjoy a hands-on learning experience onboard the Lagoda. Please see below for information on upcoming programs or activities scheduled on an annual basis. Click here to view the Museum Calendar.
Join us for an information session June 5th at 5:30 pm to learn more about this magical tour of the Azorean islands of Terceira, Faial, Pico, and Sao Miguel.
Organized to celebrate the National Day of Portugal – led by the Consulate of Portugal in New Bedford, in partnership with the New Bedford Whaling Museum.
Be part of history! Celebrate the launch of the Lighting the Way walking trail and meet some of the women featured in the project.
Each moderated 30-minute program will feature two specialists who will discuss the topics of their interest, trends, initiatives or projects – of relevance to our local historical landscape.
Author Steven Ujifusa’s lecture will discuss the family life and business careers of Warren Delano II and Moses Grinnell, the revolutionary ships they owned, and New Bedford’s crucial role in the development of the American clipper.
Free Whaling Museum admission on July 20. Sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation.
Join us for a grand celebration of the Museum’s spectacular, newly conserved 1,275′ Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage ‘Round the World.
Vacation Week activities and other programs such as the Presidents' Day Birthday Celebration.
The Museum creates or partners with community groups and organizations to present a wide variety of public programming.
The Moby-Dick Marathon, Sailors’ Series illustrated lectures and Scrimshaw Weekend are some of the anticipated events along with others throughout the year.
Programs offered at the Museum in past years can be found here.
Last modified: March 27, 2018