The White Whale Gift Shop is the perfect go-to shop for your ocean-inspired gifts for him, her, for the home, the kids, and more this holiday season.

Whether you pop into their gift store inside of the New Bedford Whaling Museum on Johnny Cake Hill in Downtown New Bedford or browse online, you'll find unique apparel, books, home goods and toys for all of the people on your holiday shopping list.

For Kids: Puzzles, plush toys, toys, apparel, books, baby gear - you name it! You'll find plenty of stocking stuffers and children's gifts for under the tree. Got your eye on a giant stuffed narwhal or a new book for your tiny reader? You can find them here!

For History Buffs: Take a piece of the Whaling Museum home with you. Browse gifts inspired by the Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage 'Round the World exhibit here, add a classic piece of Whaling City decor to your bookshelf with a pair of bronze whale bookends or grab a historic town ornament for your tree. Browse the complete book collection here.

For Her: Looking for a unique piece of jewelry for a loved one? Choose from bracelets, earrings, pendants, rings and more. Choose a nature-inspired piece from the GOGO Collection, or a hand-blown glass set of earrings, or a scrimshaw necklace. Browse the complete line of jewelry here.

Of course, the store has more than what's listed here, including great pieces of apparel, gifts for the home and tons of great holiday-themed gifts and whale-inspired finds.

The White Whale Gift Shop is open during regular Museum Hours and can be found at 18 Johnny Cake Hill in Downtown New Bedford or online at store.whalingmuseum.org.

The proceeds from your purchases support the Whaling Museum's exhibits, education programs, and special events. Members also receive a 10 percent discount on all regularly-priced merchandise in the store.


The New Bedford Whaling Museum is the world's most comprehensive museum devoted to the global story of human interaction with whales, and the cultural history of the region. At NBWM, you can explore whale ecology, marine mammal conservation, ocean health, and the dramatic story of whaling and its impact. Surrounded by cobblestone streets once strolled by Frederick Douglass and Herman Melville, the Museum is conveniently located within the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park. For more information, visit The New Bedford Whaling Museum.