Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
Step Back in Time at the National Historic Landmark
396 County St., Optional, New Bedford, Ma, MA 02740
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ROTCH-JONES-DUFF HOUSE & GARDEN MUSEUM 396 County Street. 508-997-1401. Built in 1834 this National Landmark Greek Revival mansion is the best example of the "brave houses and flowery gardens" described by Herman Melville in "Moby-Dick." The period rooms and exhibits in the Museum chronicle the social, economic and political evolution of the city, through the families who lived and worked at the House. Open year-round Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm; Sunday noon - 4:00 pm.