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Our members…

provide vital operating support. 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.

Your Membership Supports:

  • Changing exhibits 
  • Film screenings, concerts, talks, maritime demonstrations, and cooking & craft classes
  • School Programs and a Free Summer Camp
  • Walking tours of the working waterfront
  • Community oral history projects
  • A growing archive of fishing community history
  • Meeting space for the fishing community

We invite you to become a member of New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center!

Help us to preserve and present the story of the fishing industry past, present and future.

Membership Benefits:

AS A MEMBER, YOU WILL ENJOY THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS: 

  • Free admission to the Center (up to 6 people, family level+)
  • 20% discount on classes and concerts
  • 10% discount at museum store
  • Discounted tickets to Seafood Soiree
  • Monthly e-newsletter & bi-annual printed newsletter
  • Friends ($100)+ receive free admission to 75+ participating Council of American Maritime Museums (CAMM)
  • Patrons (250)+ receive 4 one-time-use free admission passes to the Center
  • Sustainers ($500)+ receive 2 free tickets to a class or concert of your choice
  • Benefactors ($1000)+ receive a private tour of the New Bedford Seafood Auction

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

  • Student/Senior – $25
  • Individual – $35
  • Family – $50
  • Friend – $100
  • Patron – $250
  • Sustainer – $500
  • Benefactor – $1,000+

 

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.

Join now!

To become a member, please use THIS LINK to complete the process online. If you would prefer to pay by check, click HERE to access a printable Individual Membership application. Print and mail the completed form with your check.

If your fishing vessel or business would like to support the Center with a membership, please click VESSEL MEMBERSHIP or CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP.  Print and mail the completed form with your check.

Thank you for your support!

Not ready to be a member, but still want to support? Donate!

Are you a fisherman, Captain, or vessel owner? Do you manage a local business?

Download the Corporate Membership form

Download the Vessel membership form

Contact us to learn more about how to support New Bedford Fishing  Heritage Center with a vessel or corporate membership.

operations@fishingheritagecenter.org | 508-993-8894

See a list of our current Corporate Supporters here

See a list of our current Vessel Members here

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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.
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