New Bedford Whaling National Historic Park

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New Bedford Whaling National Historic Park
33 William St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-996-4095
http://www.nps.gov/nebe
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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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