Research - New Bedford Whaling Museum

Research

The New Bedford Whaling Museum has been collecting historic artifacts, manuscripts, rare books, and photographs since 1903. Today, the collection comprises over one million items. Explore research topics & resources below.

Search the Collections:

Search for items in the online database.

Digital Collections:

Access collections-based digital projects.

Rights and Usage:

Information about commercial and educational usage of images from the Museum’s collection.