The Museum will be open to visitors starting Sunday, June 6, 2021. All tours of the museum and the Manjiro Trail will be by appointment only. Tours may be scheduled by calling 508-858-5303 or 508-995-1219, or by email at All visitors must be fully vaccinated or wear masks during the visit. Groups may not exceed 5 visitors at one time.


11 Cherry Street
Fairhaven, MA 02719
Tel. 508-858-5303/508-995-1219

Public transportation from Boston

There is no train service to New Bedford/Fairhaven from Boston. However, ​the DATTCO bus runs frequently in both directions.

To review schedules and fees click on the following:

The ​first floor of museum is handicapped accessible, 2nd & 3rd floors ​visit through ​DVD virtual tour in first floor media room


During open hours By appointment
Adults $12 $15
Seniors (62+) $10 $12
Students (21 and under) $7 $8
Children (under 5) Free Free
Military (in uniform) Free $8




1 person 2+ people
Adults $50 $35
Seniors (62+) $50 $30
Students (21 and under) $50 $20
Children (under 5) Free Free


Local transportation available at $50/ Manjiro trail tour

Members receive a 20% discount in our gift shop.

NOTICE: ​We are now equipped to receive major credit cards