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

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

Any new individual membership of $100+ receives this limited edition hat or Finest Kind DVD!

Located in New Bedford, the nation’s most valuable fishing port, New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is dedicated to preserving and presenting the story of the fishing industry past, present, and future through exhibits, programs, and archives.

Our members…

provide vital operating support that enables us to preserve and present the story of the fishing community. 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:

  • Exhibits
  • Public programs
  • School Programs and a Free Summer Camp
  • Walking tours of the working waterfront
  • Community oral history projects
  • An archive of fishing community history
  • Meeting space for the fishing community

Membership Benefits:

AS A MEMBER, YOU WILL ENJOY THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS:

  • Free Admission to the Center
  • 10% discount at museum store
  • Discounted admission to Center programs
  • Invitations to member events
  • Our monthly e-newsletter
  • A free subscription to “Mug Up,” our bi-annual printed newsletter

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS:

  • Student/Senior – $25
  • Individual – $35
  • Family – $50
  • Friend – $100
  • Patron – $250
  • Sustainer – $500
  • Benefactor – $1000+

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

Download the 2020 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

Learn more about what we do

Virtual Dock-u-mentaries Discussion- We Have Stories: Women in Fish

Tune in for a virtual discussion about our October Dock-u-mentary film, We Have Stories: Women…

October Dock-u-mentaries- We Have Stories: Women in Fish

Join us for a screening of the film, We Have Stories: Women in Fish, a twenty-minute…

North Sea Gas in Concert

Save the date for a performance by Scottish folk trio, North Sea Gas! More details…

September Dock-u-mentaries: Conversations with the Lobster Lady

Meet an inspiring woman and ride along as she and her son Max haul their…

Exhibit Opening: “Women’s Work”

Join us for the opening of our latest gallery exhibit, Women's Work:  At Sea, On Shore, At…

August Dock-u-mentaries: Haeneyo – Wisdom of the Sea

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center along with DATMA present the film, Haeneyo - Wisdom of the Sea, on…

Chanteys and Maritime Songs – Bring Your Voices and Bring Your Friends

Join us Wednesday, July 7th from 6:00pm-8:00pm for "Chanteys and Maritime Songs - Bring Your…

July Dock-u-mentaries: Silent Films, Live Music by Jeff Angeley

Join us for an evening of silent, short films accompanied by live music by Jeff…

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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38 Bethel Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-993-8894

Located in New Bedford, the nation’s most valuable fishing port, New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is dedicated to preserving and presenting the story of the fishing industry past, present, and future through exhibits, programs, and archives.

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