Free tours last approximated 45 minutes and step off from the National Park Visitor Center at 10:30 AM and 2:30 PM. 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
-In Ishmael's Footsteps: Herman Melville's New Bedford