New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

33 William St.
New Bedford, MA 02740- Map It
Phone: (508) 996-4095

AAA Editor Notes

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, with a visitor center at 33 William St., is a 13-block, 34-acre district with cobblestone streets, period lighting and preserved buildings, some of which date back to the early 19th century. The visitor center offers maps outlining several self-guiding walking tours, some of which also relate the history of whaling in America. Guided tours are available.
Hours: Visitor center daily 9-5, Apr.-Dec.; Wed.-Sun. 9-5, rest of year. Guided tours are available July-Aug.; phone ahead for schedule. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.