Current & Upcoming - New Bedford Whaling Museum

Current & Upcoming Programs

Admission to the New Bedford Whaling Museum on August 8, 2022 is free all day thanks to Highland Street Foundation and August Adventures! Marvel at five massive whale skeletons, explore the world’s largest ship model (Lagoda), and enjoy works by internationally known artists and regional talents.

Introducing our Lighting the Way to Justice Walking Tours! Join educators from New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park and NBWM to explore New Bedford through the stories of women who fought for Justice.

Explore amazing marine mammals online and in-person this summer during Creature Feature, the Whaling Museum’s weekly video and activity series. Each week we’ll explore a different creature and learn how we can help our underwater friends.

Join informal conversations with experts, aficionados, librarians, archivists, curators, historic preservation specialists, historians, and collectors.