• Historic buildings and the waterfront in New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

    New Bedford Whaling

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Contact Us

By Mail
New Bedford Whaling NHP
33 William Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

By Phone
(508) 996-4095

By Fax
(508) 984-1250

Did You Know?

A contemporary engraving depicts colonists dumping tea chests in Boston Harbor in December of 1773.

The first whaling vessel launched from New Bedford in 1767, the "Dartmouth," was one of the ships later involved in the Boston Tea Party.