Learn about Whales (Cetaceans)
Researching whales? According to the Society for Marine Mammalogy, 90 species of whales, dolphins, and porpoises are included in the Order Cetacea.
Learn about Whaling
Researching whaling? Trace the history of American whaling from Native American beginnings through the early settlers performing shore whaling, on to the rise and fall of the Yankee whaling fleets.
Down to the Sea in Ships (1922)
A 23-minute excerpt from the 1922 film "Down to the Sea in Ships," filmed onboard the whaleship Wanderer.
An interactive experience based on the book Xico: A Boy, A Rat, and A Whaleship by David Blanchette.
A Whaling Adventure
Explore a 19th century whaling port and set sail on a whaling voyage around the world!