New Bedford Whaling Museum

18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA
Capacity: 500 people

About New Bedford Whaling Museum

Depart from traditional venues and give your guests an experience they’ll never forget at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Nestled among 18th and 19th century homes and cobblestone streets, with unparalleled harbor views, the Museum is a distinctive venue for intimate gatherings, weddings, rehearsal dinners, corporate events, conferences and large celebrations. Your guests will enjoy beautiful galleries, event spaces and full-service catering.

Event Pricing

Museum Rental Rates
Attendees: 500 max | $2,700 - $4,000 /event
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Event Spaces

Bourne Building
Cook Memorial Theater
Harborview Gallery
Jacobs Family Gallery
San Francisco Room & Davis Observation Deck
The Plaza
Venue Types
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Valet Parking
  • Waterfront
  • Waterview
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 500
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 500
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 250