Center Hosts Unusual Catches Day

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center will host Unusual Catches Day on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Every fisherman has experienced catching a strange object in their net or dredge.  Alan Cass, a retired fisherman and Center volunteer, says he has…

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Vacation Week Activities Offer a Boatload of Fun

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is pleased to present a boatload of family fun during February vacation week. Visitors can do a scavenger hunt, try on survival suits and fishing gear, and see the newest exhibit Frozen Asset: Ice Making and the New Bedford Fishing…

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After the Storm: Lessons from the Northern Edge

New Bedford, Mass.— Join us for After the Storm: Lessons from the Northern Edge as the Dock-U-Mentaries Film Series continues on February 16th at 7:00 p.m. Commercial fishing is one of the world’s most dangerous ways to earn a living. For centuries fishermen have braved the waters of the northeast…

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Center Opens Frozen Asset: Ice Making & the New Bedford Fishing Industry

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is pleased to announce the opening of Frozen Asset: Ice Making & the New Bedford Fishing Industry on Thursday, February 8th at 6:00 p.m. during AHA.  This exhibit explores the historic and contemporary ice industry as well as how ice…

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