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Author Reading with Paul Doucette – November 8th at 6:30 p.m.

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center presents an author reading with Paul Doucette on Thursday, November 8th at 6:30 during AHA night. Mr. Doucette will read from his new book, Neptune's Nor'easter, about the November 1962 storm which his father, Captain Louis Doucette, Jr., called the…


October Dock-u-mentaries presents The Salt of the Sea

New Bedford, Mass. — The Dock-U-Mentaries Film Series continues on Friday, October 19th at 7:00 PM with The Salt of the Sea. When the desire to make a living from the sea intersects with politics and corruption, commercial fishermen are driven to their limits, and beyond. Salt of the Sea…


A Day in the Life with Lobsterman Steve Holler

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center's A Day in the Life speaker series continues on Thursday, October 25th at 7:00 p.m. with lobsterman Steve Holler.  He will share stories about life as a lobsterman, his hometown, and the changes he has seen during his career. Steve…


Scanning Day Set for October 13th

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center will host their monthly Scanning Day on Saturday October 13, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to noon.  Scanning Day is an opportunity for the public to share and preserve a digital image of their fishing industry photographs, documents, and other records…




38 Bethel Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

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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