We invite you to support New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, Inc.

Supporters such as you help us preserve and present the story of the fishing industry past, present, and future, through exhibits, programs, and archives. We thank you on behalf of the children we serve, the community we engage, and the many members and visitors who benefit from your generous gift.

The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are fully tax-deductable as allowed by law.


We invite you to become a member of the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center! The nation’s number one port deserves a world-class institution dedicated to telling the story of the fishing industry past, present and future.

Your membership supports:

  • Exhibits
  • Public programs
  • Educational opportunities
  • Walking tours of the working waterfront
  • Community oral history projects
  • Library/resource center
  • Meeting space for the fishing community

Membership Forms

To become a member, click on the membership form of your choice. Print and mail the completed form with your check. If you prefer to pay with a credit card, click on the donate button above. Enter the membership amount. Be sure to print and mail your completed membership form noting that you paid on line and the date you made the payment.