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New Bedford Whaling National Historic Park

. Description:  Linked series of museums and historic districts highlighting the city that was the main whaling center for the entire world in the early to mid 1800s.
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How to find: 
Address:
33 William St
New Bedford, MA 02740

Parent Organization:
National Park Service
Contacts
Phone 508 996-4095
URL
 National Park Service
   www.nps.gov/nebe/
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
 Visitor Center, year round, daily 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5
Season Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, NY Day
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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As of JAN 2007  Free    Free    
Special Fees: Several cooperating institutions within the park area have admission fees (and hours that vary).  Check at Visitor Center
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: Start at the Visitor Center and pick up a self-guided walking map, or sign up for a guided tour during the summer or on some winter weekends.  The park includes 13 city blocks with a variety of buildings, institutions, and a still-working waterfront.
Big Events: Suggested Stay: full day
Period Type of Site Town
Buildings: New Bedford Whaling Museum, Wharfinger Building, Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum, Schooner Ernestina, New Bedford Whaling Museum
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New Bedford Historical Society   Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site, www.stepintoplaces.com  
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden    
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Last edit:  01/09/2010

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