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The largest museum in America devoted to human interaction with whales in the world's oceans, the history of whaling and its impact, and the history of Southcoast Massachusetts, the Whaling Museum houses an extensive collection of art and artifacts...more
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I was glad I took the time to drive to New Bedford to see this museum. I was always fascinated by whales and wanted to understand more about the whaling industry. This place does not sugar coat what happened in our history and enables one...More
I've visited the Whaling Museum nearly every year for the last 30 years. And each time I go there's something new - I've even done yoga in the lobby under the skeleton of a sperm whale. Kids love the Lagoda (scaled down sized whaling ship)...More
My husband and I (in our 30s) give this 5 stars because it was an informational museum with whale bones and a to-scale whale heart right in the lobby. Before I get to far into it- the admission of $17/per adult is too much for...More
I attended the Moby Dick Marathon at the museum. It was a fantastic event, full of character and characters. I highly recommend this museum and it's best appreciated over a series of visits. There are multiple exhibits: art, culture, science. I also know it's a...More
My husband and I attended a wedding reception at the Whaling Museum. It was an amazing experience for all of the guests! There is a life size boat that visitors can climb aboard! The exhibits were outstanding and very informative. I would highly recommend a...More
Just attended the 26 hour reading of Moby Dick. Standing room only. Saw the support of the museum staff and many volunteers who love this museum; I especially like the Lagoda Room with the 1/2 size model of a whale ship and the actual whale...More
Went for brolo's wedding reception. Pretty cool space. Mass has some really weird liquor license laws, but not the venue's issue. The space was neat with cool exhibits and they view from the balcony where we ate was beautiful. If you're looking for a cool...More
That's usually too early in the school year to take a Field Trip. There may be 2 days school break (Oct 7 &10) in that area, so you're safe anyway. Often field trips occur in the Spring. Also, I suggest you take the Tour... More
That's usually too early in the school year to take a Field Trip. There may be 2 days school break (Oct 7 &10) in that area, so you're safe anyway. Often field trips occur in the Spring. Also, I suggest you take the Tour that's available. You can call the museum itself to make sure about school groups.