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Whalers Village Museum

2435 Ka'anapali Pkwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
808-661-5992
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Ranked #9 of 39 Attractions in Lahaina
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: A whale museum featuring a 40-foot whale skeleton.
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: A whale museum featuring a 40-foot whale skeleton.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Its only 3 bucks and they validate you parking for two people. Actually artifacts from ships and full descriptions of the processes. Its a wonder the whales survived the whaling era.

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Mesa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Admission was $3 a person. Entire museum was housed in a small humid stuffy space. The displays were very interesting, but it was very tight quarters. Someone was there with a child in a stroller and it was impossible to move around. If you are interested in the whale skeleton, it is not at the museum, but in a breezeway... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

My family was at Whaler’s Village for food and some shopping. We read about this museum on a guide book, but did not plan on visiting it in particular. We decided to check it out as we passed by the place, and figured out that the ticket was quite affordable. It was such a tiny museum with a tiny gift... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This museum is above the shopping centre. The car parking spaces and very snug here. Just look for the shopping centre map to find the museum. It has a small entry fee but the exhibits are very interesting and informative telling you everything you need to know about whaling in the area. The staff were friendly and helpful. Make sure... More 

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Ashburn
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Takes about an hour if you read everything. Very interesting and better than shopping. Close to great restaurants.

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Montana City, Montana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is not a very big museum but it is full of wonderful information and pictures - I nice place to take a break from the beach etc.

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Red Deer, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 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

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

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
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

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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