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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 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 own a local business?

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

Learn more about what we do

Dock-u-mentaries: Tugboat Annie Sails Again

Join us for the first Dock-u-mentary of 2020, Tugboat Annie Sails Again! Tugboat Annie Sails Again is the…

Model Boat Building Demonstration

Model boat builder Bruce Gifford will be the Fishing Heritage Center to talk about the…

Scallops and Beer Night

We're partnering with Moby Dick Brewing Co. for a Scallops and Beer Night! Enjoy a…

Dock-u-mentaries: Dories to Draggers: The Evolution of New Bedford’s Fishing Fleet, An Illustrated Talk by Paul Doucette

Author Paul Doucette was born and raised in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, the youngest son of Captain…

Scanning Day

The Center invites the public to bring their fishing industry related photographs, both historic and…

December AHA! Night

Enjoy a Holiday Sing-along with Jeff Angeley of Southcoast Lessons from 6:00pm- 7:00pm! There will…

Holiday Activities at New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center

Stop by the Center for ornament making, work from local artists, and 10% off your…

Holiday Activities at New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center

Stop by the Center during the City's Holiday Stroll for ornament making, work from local…

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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