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

    New Bedford Whaling

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Be A Junior Ranger

Junior Rangers on a scavenger hunt with a Park Ranger

Junior Rangers on a scavenger hunt in the park

Be a Junior Ranger! Pick up your free Junior Ranger activity booklet at the park visitor center or download and print a copy right now. You can complete many of the bonus activities from home, but you will need to complete all of the "Ranger Activities" to earn your Junior Ranger badge. Do you have what it takes to be a Junior Ranger?
 

Want another challenge?
Try some of the activities from the Inupiat Heritage Center's Junior Ranger booklet. The Inupiat Heritage Center is the park's "sister" site located in Barrow Alaska. To learn more about life in Barrow click on the Barrow Junior Ranger booklet to the left.

Did You Know?

Liberty Hall with its 1795 bell, was an important meeting site for abolitionists in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

Abraham Lincoln spoke in New Bedford on September 14, 1848, in Liberty Hall on William Street. At the time, he was a little-known congressman from Illinois plugging the election of Zachary Taylor.