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New Bedford Whaling Museum

  • 18 Johnny Cake Hill
  • New Bedford, MA 02740
  • (508) 997-0046
Health & Safety Standards
  • Sneeze Guards/Contact Barriers:
  • Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits:
  • Limited Elevator Occupancy:
  • Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced:
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  • General Information: In addition to around-the-clock cleaning and disinfecting routines, the Whaling Museum has installed UV air purification systems throughout the building, which reduce the spread of viruses and bacteria in the air and on surfaces. A newly designed path through the Museum has been designed to allow the most space possible for visitors to social distance throughout their visit. Structural changes to the Museum’s entrance and exit have been made and protective plexiglass shields have been installed at key locations. The maximum capacity of the Museum is set at 125 people (25% of total capacity). Museum Rules 1. Face coverings required 2. Stay at least 6 feet away from others 3. Wash your hands or use sanitizing stations located throughout the Museum 4. Follow the new directional signs in the Museum More information at