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Seafood Throwdown Returns on August 23rd

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, in collaboration with the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance, Coastal Foodshed, and New Bedford Farmers' Market, is pleased to present the 2018 Seafood Throwdown on Thursday, August 23rd. This free event will take place beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Custom House…


August Dock-U-Mentaries Presents In Altro Mare

New Bedford, Mass. — The Dock-U-Mentaries Film Series continues on Friday, August 17th at 7:00 PM with In Altro Mare, by director and anthropologist Franco La Cecla.  This film interweaves the stories of Gloucester, MA Sicilians with those of Italian immigrants who returned to live and work in Terrasini, Italy.…


Rose Tatuata: An Evening of Sicilian Maritime Music

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is pleased to welcome Rosa Tatuata for an evening of Sicilian maritime music on Saturday, August 18th at 7:00 p.m. Love of Sicilian and Southern Italian Roots Music is what drives Rosa Tatuata to passionately interpret the traditions and melodies…


Center Hosts Scanning Day

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center will host their monthly Scanning Day on Saturday August 11, 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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