In this episode of The Atlas Obscura Podcast, we visit the New Bedford Whaling Museum in Massachusetts, where an oozing whale skeleton isn’t the only attraction. Our producer’s visit reveals some surprising facts about an industry that helped enrich a city.
Our podcast is an audio guide to the world’s wondrous, awe-inspiring, strange places. In under 15 minutes, we’ll take you to an incredible site, and along the way you’ll meet some fascinating people and hear their stories. Join us daily, Monday through Thursday, to explore a new wonder with cofounder Dylan Thuras and a neighborhood of Atlas Obscura reporters.