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New Bedford Whaling

33 William Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740 USA

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“19th century’s preeminent whaling port”

New Bedford was the mid 19th century’s preeminent whaling port and for a time “the richest city in the world.” Come stroll down cobblestone streets, visit the world’s largest whaling museum, tour a whaling merchant’s home and whaleman's chapel, and walk a 19th century schooner’s decks. Walk in the footsteps of Herman Melville and Frederick Douglass and learn about a remarkable era.

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AliceThomas

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May 17, 2015
Rated 4.0

Very cute little village. Just a few narrow cobblestone streets with plenty of shops, quaint cafes and the museums to visit.

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New Bedford Whaling

33 William Street
New Bedford, Massachusetts
02740 USA

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Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Pets Allowed
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  • Wheelchair Accessible
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