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Scanning Day Set for Saturday September 8th

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center will host their monthly Scanning Day on Saturday September 8, 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…


Team UMass Dartmouth Wins 2018 Seafood Throwdown

New Bedford, MA - Executive Chef Kevin Gibbons and Chef Helder Costa of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth bested Executive Chef Michael Comire and Chef Chris Simonsen of University of Rhode Island during the 2018 Seafood Throwdown on Thursday September 23rd. With the secret ingredient of monkfish unveiled by local fisherman…


Sunset Harbor Cruise to Benefit Center

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center will host a sunset harbor cruise fundraiser aboard the M/V Cuttyhunk on Saturday, September 15th from 5:00 p.m. - 7 p.m. Passengers will enjoy live music, a cash bar and light refreshments. Musical entertainment will be provided by Art Tebbetts, New…


Anita Best in Concert: An Evening of Stories and Songs from Newfoundland and Labrador

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is pleased to present Anita Best for an evening of stories and songs from Newfoundland and Labrador on Thursday September 6th at 7:00 p.m. Anita was born on the island of Merasheen on Newfoundland's south coast. Her childhood was filled…




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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