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New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center

38 Bethel St, New Bedford, MA 02740-6241
+1 508-993-8894
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Salty Taste

Get a llittle taste fo how fishermen actully work and learn something about the shoreside part of... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Martin L
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This little museum was packed with information about the local fishing industry. The grandkids also... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
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Telling the story of the fishing industry past, present, and future through exhibits, programs, and archives.
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Dec 6, 2017
“Salty Taste”
Sep 14, 2017
“Hidden gem”
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38 Bethel St, New Bedford, MA 02740-6241
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Get a llittle taste fo how fishermen actully work and learn something about the shoreside part of the finshing industry. There is one wall of colerful nick names of guys on the waterfront. "Porky," "Doggy Dolinsky." Those who know the stories and are sitill alive...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This little museum was packed with information about the local fishing industry. The grandkids also enjoyed exploring the various displays. The highlight of their trip was trying on the survival suits and trying to do it in under a minute. We all have a new...More

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