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

    New Bedford Whaling

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Event Details

  • Everyday from 07/07/2014 to 08/31/2014

    Location: National Park Visitor Center | Map Time: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM,2:30 PM to 3:30 PM Fee Information: FREE Contact Name: Emily Prigot Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: (508) 996-4095 ex 6105

Free tours last approximated 45 minutes and step off from the National Park Visitor Center at 10:30 AM. The tours take visitors through the cobblestoned streets of the park and waterfront, while exploring the many stories associated with the New Bedford's maritime past and present.

Tour topics include:
-Risks and Rewards of Whaling
-Unknown Heroes and Their Secrets: New Bedford's Underground Railroad
-New Bedford Working Waterfront: Then and Now
-Walking In Ishmael's Footsteps: Herman Melville's New Bedford

 

Sturdy walking shoes recommended. Call the visitor center for more details.