Museum in New Bedford

New Bedford Whaling Museum

The centerpiece of New Bedford, this excellent, hands-on museum remembers the town's heyday as a whaling port. The museum occupies seven buildings situated between William and Union Sts. A 66ft skeleton of a blue wh…
Church in New Bedford

Seamen's Bethel

Across from the Whaling Museum, this small chapel was a refuge from the rigors and stresses of maritime life. Melville immortalized it in Moby-Dick, where he wrote ‘In this same New Bedford there stands a Whaleman’s…