February Vacation - New Bedford Whaling Museum

February Vacation at the New Bedford Whaling Museum

Visit the Museum during February Vacation to enjoy special activities!

Throughout February vacation week, we invite families to explore themes of conservation throughout the Museum. Monday, February 21st through Friday, February 25th visitors are encouraged to locate each of the five Conservation Stations by searching for the hidden whales that correspond to them between 9:30am and Noon.

In the afternoon, continue the scavenger hunt fun until the Museum closes! Return your completed scavenger hunt to the admissions desk for a special victory stamp! 


Conservation Stations 

Station 1: Search and Destroy

Activity: Explore toothed whales and echolocation

Station 2: Sounds & Songs
Activity: Discover how sound works through a number of different hands-on experiments

Station 3: Corals & Conservation
Activity: Explore some of the smallest creatures in our ocean

Station 4: Through the Window 
Activity: Compare whale skeletons to human skeletons

Station 5:  Insulated from the Cold 
Activity: Experiment with insulating properties of blubber

Winter Hat Whale

These hidden whales will lead the way to our Conservation Stations!


Conservation Stations
Monday - Friday
9:30am - 12:00pm

Scavenger Hunt
Offered All Week

Saturday, Feb 19: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday, Feb 20: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Monday, Feb 21: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 22: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday, Feb 23: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday, Feb 24: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Friday, Feb 25: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday, Feb 26: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday: Feb 27: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Masks are required for all visitors, regardless of vaccination status.