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

    New Bedford Whaling

    National Historical Park Massachusetts


Digital tour app in use by girl holding an ipad in downtown New Bedford.

This GPS-enabled walking tour app will be your guide to the City that Lit the World. Historic photos, paintings, illustrations, and stories of triumph, tragedy, and perseverance are all available in the palm of your hand.


National Park and Whaling Museum offer Free Digital Tour App


New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park is social!
Stay connected with the park through social media. Find us on Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter to interact with park staff, stay up to date about programs and events, view photos, videos, and music, and share your park experiences. More

Did You Know?

This National Historic Landmark was built for whaling merchant William Rotch Jr. in 1834.

The Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum is the only whaling mansion on its original grounds and open to the public in New England.