Upcoming Events

25July
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Activities abound as Free Fun Friday continues at the Marine Museum! This family-focused day will feature scavenger hunts, hands-on activities, and the opportunity to experience the maritime history of our waterfront from Battleship Cove westward. Join the challenge as we investigate how boats float and get a close-up look at the Sailor Made Models in our summer exhibit. PLEASE NOTE: Althoug...

26July
Clambake

This will be a wonderful. traditional old fashioned clambake under a tent at the property of Margot & Tom Cottrell and their son, Jonathan Cottrell at 17 Mattapoisett Avenue in Swansea. The cost is $ 80 per person and is fully tax deductible. The date of the Clambake is Saturday, July 26th at 3 PM This follows the Colonial Navy Concert at the Museum being held at noon Tiverto...

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July 26th, 1:30 pm. Continuing our celebration of the Star Spangled Banner, the Colonial Navy returns to the Marine Museum. Fifes and drums will fill our hall as the focus turns from the flags to the music of our state’s Naval Militia. This program is a summer favorite, so please reserve the date and time on your summer calendar! Thanks to support from the Fall River Cultural Council, t...

03August
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The New Bedford Harbor Sea Chantey Chorus is made up of some of Schooner Ernestina's most vocal volunteers, one of the most harmonious crews ever to come ashore! Their repertoire includes a variety of chanteys and songs that reflect the rich maritime heritage of New Bedford and the region.  As a sampler of musical traditions connected to New Bedford Harbor and the New England seafarer, the New...

16August
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A yearly favorite!! Crafts, story-telling, & scavenger hunts await you. But be careful … those pirates can be tricky! ~ August 16th ~ Noon – 3:00 pm Admission: Adults: $5.00; $4.00 for Children and Seniors; Family Admission Package: $25.00 (your family will pay no more than this amount!) Scouts/Camps:: Call Us For Costs for YOUR Group...