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

    New Bedford Whaling

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Event Details

  • Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 05/24/2014 to 06/21/2014

    A ranger surrounded by visitors gives a walking tour of historic New Bedford.
    Location: National Park Visitor Center | Map Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Emily Prigot Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 5089964095

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

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