The New Bedford Whaling Museum welcomed more than 2,300 visitors on June 30 during the ninth annual Free Fun Friday. The statewide program, which offers free admission to a selection of cultural venues, is sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. The program continues on Fridays through Aug. 25. The following are the upcoming SouthCoast locations that are participating:

Brockton: Fuller Craft Museum, Aug. 11

Fall River: The Children’s Museum of Greater Fall River, Aug. 25

New Bedford: Buttonwood Park Zoo, Aug. 18 

Plymouth: Plimoth Plantation, Aug. 25

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