Whaling Museum

Log Number: IGSM-245743-OMS-20

The Whaling Museum and Education Center will conduct "Big Boned," a new project centered on the permanent display of a full-size whale skeleton. The project will include the installation, marketing, and evaluation of an exhibition and programming designed to benefit a general audience of 20,000 individuals annually. A marine biologist will oversee the fabrication, transportation, and installation of the whale skeleton and exhibition components. "Big Boned" will enhance public awareness and appreciation for the key role whaling played in the country's maritime heritage, strengthen understanding of whale biology, and sensitize the public about the need for whale conservation.