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

    New Bedford Whaling

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Brochures

Burn While You Learn!
Calorie counter maps are now available at the National Park Visitor Center. Learn about New Bedford's fascinating history while burning calories. Recharge your mind, body, and spirit during your visit to the whaling city. More

 

Park Brochures and Self-Guided Walking Maps

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Park Map and Guide

Herman Melville's New Bedford

The Underground Railroad: New Bedford

Volunteers-In-Parks

Working Waterfront Dock Walk

Calorie Counter Map


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.