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

    New Bedford Whaling

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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Do you have a passion for history?

Enjoy working with the public?

A special skill you'd like to share?

A few hours to spare?

 
Two New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park volunteers

New Bedford Whaling NHP volunteers assist with programs, staffing, and many other duties.

If you answered "Yes" to any one of these questions, you may be interested in volunteering at New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park. For more information about volunteer opportunities at the park click here

 

Did You Know?

Whaling vessels in New Bedford harbor

In 1857, at the height of whaling, there were a total of 329 whaling vessels in New Bedford's fleet, which employed roughly 10,000 men.