- Our list of the best things to do in Chatham, Massachusetts, features the top 240 nearby activities — including 124 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Chatham, MA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Water Activities.
- The results below include the top 22 things to do within the city of Chatham, MA , followed by 219 popular activities in nearby cities, including Hyannis, Barnstable, Brewster, Wellfleet, Dennis, Eastham, Orleans, Harwich, Truro, South Yarmouth, Harwich Port, West Yarmouth, Dennis Port and Sandwich
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33 William Street, New Bedford, MA 02740 MoreLess Info
New Bedford Whaling National Historic Park preserves the whaling heritage of New Bedford which was a major whaling port in 19th-century. The park contains a historic landmark district, New Bedford Whaling Museum, the Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum among many other attractions.
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61 Wamsutta St, New Bedford, MA MoreLess Info
The New Bedford Museum of Glass celebrates the beauty and history of glass within this seaport town. The collection continues to grow and includes art glass made by the famous Mount Washington and Pairpont factories.
Ocean Explorium is a local marine science education center which offers visitors a chance to learn about oceanic life and its interaction with humans. It houses multiple acquatic exhibits and touch tanks which feature rays, sharks, jellyfish and more, coupled with many other non-living exhibits.
The New Bedford Art Museum is dedicated to the appreciation, preservation and creation of fine art. The museum's collections range from medieval manuscripts to African tribal masks, Asian watercolor paintings and a large selection of American art.
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1359 Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford, MA 02746 MoreLess Info
New Bedford's St. Anthony of Padua Church is a large and elaborate Roman Catholic Church. Its beautiful interior features intricate stained glass, many sculptures and soaring marble columns. See the parish website for the Mass schedule.
Located in downtown New Bedford, Travessia Urban Winery makes wine with primarily Massachusetts-grown grapes. The winery, first opened in 2008, is open Wednesday through Sunday. Tastings are available, and the Travessia Wine Club is free to join.
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684 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA MoreLess Info
The largest theatrical venue in New Bedford, Massachusetts is the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. It presents a full schedule of plays and concerts. The Zeiterion is as famous for its opulent interior as for the quality of its productions.