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Whalers Village Museum

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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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Not worth the fee. Very limited things to see I would have expected something like this to be free or maybe a $1 or so contribution. Not worth the cost

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Not worth the fee. Very limited things to see I would have expected something like this to be free or maybe a $1 or so contribution. Not worth the cost

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Albany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Each time I visit this place I see something different. There is so much to see and absorb. The life of a whaler was not for the faint of heart! I highly recommend this spot for young children to learn the real facts regarding the whaling profession.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It is a nice place to see the history of the island. Take a break from the sun and enjoy yourself. You could spend a hour or more.

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North Carolina Smoky Mountains, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The museum is almost quaint - located on an upper floor in a shopping center. The DVD video presentation was very worthwhile - unfortunately it is not available for purchase in the shop or even on line. Still, an interesting way to spend an hour or so. Glad that we visited.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

For people on vacation who are looking for variety will find this place a nice choice. Not only is there a museum there but also plenty of shopping a motel and a beautiful beach to see. There is a fee for parking but if you get your ticket validated it is free. There are events in the courtyard from time... More 

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Rohnert Park
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Very interesting collection of whaling artifacts. We especially enjoyed the movie that continued to play throughout our visit. It was worth the very reasonable entrance fee.

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Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Whalers Village still has some interesting items like the Museum itself. But the shops and buildings are getting dated. Still, there are good restaurants at Whalers such as Hula Grill and Leilani's. A new face lift would perk this place up and since all the hotels in Kaanapali are next to it you hope they will spruce it up soon.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This is a very authentic museum showing how tough the whalers were. Excellent artifacts and displays. Well worth a visit.

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This was a great way to spend a couple of hours indoors. It's not the top of my list of things to do in Hawaii, but if you have some time, it is worth it!

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Turlock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We have been bringing our children to kaanapali Maui since they were toddlers. They love visiting the whalers museum each time. When they were older they would walk down ther by themselves it such a wonderful place for families to enjoy

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Additional Information about Whalers Village Museum

Address: 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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