New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park was established by Congress in 1996 to help preserve and interpret America's 19th century whaling industry. Exhibits, information, walking tours. Free.
From Rte. 195: Take Exit 15: Downtown - Route 18 South; turn right at lights onto Elm Street. Public parking garage two blocks on right located at 51 Elm Street. Visitor center is one block away.