Plan Your Visit

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We want to help you plan your visit!

Where to begin? This “Plan Your Visit” section includes links to information to help plan a visit to New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park. The park has provided starting points to help you navigate and explore this historic area located near working waterfront.


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    Basic Information

    Click to here to discover some of the basic information about the park.

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    Things To Do

    The national park offers a variety of the things to do within the park.

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    History And Culture

    Discover historic places and faces of the park.

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    Nearby Parks

    While you are visiting Massachusetts, take the opportunity to visit other nearby parks.

Last updated: April 23, 2021

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

33 William Street
New Bedford , MA 02740



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