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Center Presents A Day in the Life with Marine Archaeologist David S. Robinson

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center's A Day in the Life speaker series continues on Thursday, June 7th at 7:00 p.m. with marine archaeologist David S. Robinson.  Mr. Robinson will share how he became a marine archaeologist and will discuss his work on the remains of…


May Dock-U-Mentaries to feature Tongue Cutters

New Bedford, Mass. — The Dock-U-Mentaries Film Series continues on Friday, May 18th at 7:00 PM with Tongue Cutters a 2017 film by Solveig Melkeraaen.  Dock-U-Mentaries is a co-production of New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, and the Working Waterfront Festival.  Films about the…


Center Hosts an Evening of Traditional Norwegian Music in Celebration of Constitution Day

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center will host an evening of traditional Norwegian music in celebration of  Norwegian Constitution Day or syttende mai (seventeenth May) with  singer and accordion player Luana Josevold and Hardanger fiddle player Mark Oien.  The concert will take place on Thursday, May…


Center presents Boundless

New Bedford, MA— The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center will present a staged reading of Boundless on Thursday, May 24th at 7:00 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for the Fishing Heritage Center. Proceeds will support the Center's educational programs. Boundless is a new play written by Alison Weller with…




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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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