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

    New Bedford Whaling

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Guided Tours

A park ranger on a walking tour in front of the historic Seamen's Bethel
Learning about Herman Melville at the Seamen's Bethel
NPS Photo
 
Free national park volunteer and ranger-led tours last approximately one hour and step off from the national park visitor center at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. 7 days a week in July and August and by appointment year round.

Did You Know?

Whaling crew in Barrow, Alaska

To commemorate over 2,000 whaling voyages that sailed into the Arctic, New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park established a partnership with the Inupiat Heritage Center located in Barrow, Alaska. More...