The Museum is proud to report a four star rating from Charity Navigator for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. Charity Navigator is America’s premier independent charity evaluator.
Old Dartmouth Historical Society (New Bedford Whaling Museum) is a GuideStar Gold Participant.
The Museum is proud to receive operating support from the Mass Cultural Council.
Invest in the Museum’s future while helping us to interpret and preserve the past.
The Wattles Jacobs Education Center, now under construction, will consolidate the existing Research Library with the Museum campus and quadruple classroom space.
One of the Museum’s iconic artifacts, the Purrington-Russell Panorama is believed to be the longest painting in the world.
Join our crew! Enjoy and support our exhibits, programs and special events.
We invite local companies to partner with us to meet their marketing, philanthropic and community engagement goals.
Local libraries are invited to become members to receive discounted admission for their library patrons.
Support our upcoming Publications, Conservation Projects, Wattles Jacobs Education Center building project and Lecture Series.
Planned gifts help to build the Museum’s endowment and also have lifetime benefits for donors.
Last modified: June 4, 2016