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Address: 2435 Ka'anapali Pkwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: 808-661-5992
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: A whale museum featuring a 40-foot whale skeleton.

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Small but Goodey

This museum shows you the history of the whale haunting, all the tools that were used and some original manuscripts. It is a really small museum but you have nothing to loose.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This museum shows you the history of the whale haunting, all the tools that were used and some original manuscripts. It is a really small museum but you have nothing to loose.

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Kennewick, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It is a nice little place to visit and see some of the Hawaiian Culutre and do not forget to see the Whale in the front of the mall.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is a very interesting place to visit, with numerous artifacts and lots of details on the whaling history of Hawaii. It was very sobering to see how people were so abused that were involved, and just how hard their life was. It is inexpensive, and well worth the cost. Try to go when they have someone presenting...lots of facts,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I knew nothing of the history of whaling in Hawaii before I visited the museum, but the audio tour and the extensive interpretation of the exhibits really helped my understanding of this history.

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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

This is a great museum to visit. My family and I sure leaned a lot! But they were out of audio guides which I was sort of dissappointed about. There was a lot to read throughout the displays and I found it a bit overwhelming. But it was still really good! The admission fees are low and the gift shop... More 

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Makawao, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

a lot of interesting things to see. mostly about the whalers a long time ago, if you are interested in that, then you should stop in and see their stuff. for kids, probably not a good idea. over their head or maybe a slight boring.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I first went there at age 10 (47 now) so taking our 11 year old special. Sure there's always cheesy and touristy things but take with a grain of salt, contribute to the economy and have FUN.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

You'll have the opportunity to view a movie detailing the whale business (not for the faint of heart), and what is being done to protect the marine fauna nowadays. You will also see a large skeleton of a wale on display, as well as other marine animals remains. Very educational.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It is hard to believe they killed so many whales just a short time ago, but it's great to see the history and you can park here and walk to Black Rock and get validated!

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Valentine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It was a very informative little place. I kinda felt like we got sucked in, was just window shopping & next thing you know we are walking through it. We had our stroller with us, depending on the size & turning capabilities it could get cramped!

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Additional Information about Whalers Village Museum

Address: 2435 Ka'anapali Pkwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: 808-661-5992
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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