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Venue:New Bedford Whaling Museum
Dates:Saturday, December 17, 2022 - Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor, Outdoor
Cost:$$ see below

new bedford whaling museum winter break activities photoThe New Bedford Whaling museum makes for a great day trip from the city and it’s central to the main shopping and dining area of New Bedford’s historic downtown.

As an intersectional institution, there are countless things to see and do!

All ages, kids and adults, can enjoy whether they’re into the sea, science, culture or art.

- Explore whale science and conservation and learn how Yankee whalers sailed the seven seas
- Marvel at five massive whale skeletons, the world’s largest whaling ship model (Lagoda), and America’s longest painting
- Enjoy free, accessible audio tours
- Check out the new 3D theater experience showcasing short films about the world around us
- Grab a ticket to see Oceans: Our Blue Planet and Antarctica: On the Edge
- View varying art exhibitions featuring works by internationally known artists & regional rising stars

POLAR BEARS (Ursus Maritimus) and the Arctic Imaginary is now open among others

Seasonal kids’ activities such as the Creature Feature series.

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Open daily 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Open until 7 p.m. every second Thursday of the month (on AHA! nights)

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Admission is free for Museum members and children aged three and under; adults $19, seniors (65+) $17, students (19+) $12, children and youth $9



18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA map
Phone: 508-997-0046


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