Membership Application

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.

Membership Benefits


  • A digital archive of fishing community history
  • Public programs (film screenings, demonstrations of industry skills, author readings, performances, cooking demonstrations, workshops, and more)
  • Educational opportunities for area youth including school programs and a free summer camp
  • Changing exhibits
  • Walking tours of the working waterfront
  • A community oral history project


  • 10% discount at museum store
  • Discounted admission to Center programs
  • Invitations to member events
  • Our monthly e-newsletter


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

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