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Whalers Village Museum

2435 Ka'anapali Pkwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
808-661-5992
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Ranked #8 of 39 Attractions in Lahaina
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Owner description: A whale museum featuring a 40-foot whale skeleton.

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Red Deer, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

this is a great museum to visit as it tells the story of the area relating to the old whaling industry. Informative For sure.

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Portland, Oregon
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Go to the museum and gift shop is filled with local art that is fun to buy. The tree fills with birds at night and can be very noisy. Give yourself time to explore the tree as it is huge

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The museum is well worth the stop if you are in the area. It was very interesting learning about the life of the whalers.

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los angeles
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

This is a very small museum about whalers. Pretty informative, you will finish in less than an hour. Not very attractive to young kids. If you pay for 2, you get free parking for 3 hours.

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Portland, Oregon
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is a great little museum tucked away in the Whaler's Village Mall. I had no idea it was there until I was wandering around looking for a good rash guard. It's a nice break from the constant barrage of fake Hawaiiana.

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Toms River, NJ
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

If you go to Whalers Village, I would highly recommend visiting the museum, especially if you are a history buff. There is so much to see in this small museum. It is an especially good choice on a rainy day.

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Archbald, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Good place to walk around after dinner. had ice cream and browsed around shops. They had a local duo playing music at night.

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Mineral Point
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed the museum as neither of us knew anything about whaling. Very Interesting and reasonable at $3.00 for Seniors. It was something nice to do inside as that was the day storm Ana hit Maui.

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Hawaii
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

When you first walk in it will be a gift ship but don't turn around ask the cashier to enter the museum which will be on your right. Love the small museum feel. Ask for a military discount.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This museum is on the upper floor of an upscale shopping mall called Whalers Village. The museum is a little gem. It only takes about 45 minutes to go through although you can take longer if you watch their videos. It is pretty hard to read about the whaling industry in the mid 19th century and how they hunted so... More

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