Event Details

  • Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 05/23/2015 to 06/28/2015

    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
-Herman Melville's New Bedford

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


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