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Whalers Village Museum

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Address: 2435 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1980
Phone Number: 808-661-5992
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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A whale museum featuring a 40-foot whale skeleton.

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Pleasant area

This can be reached by walking along the promenade from the Hyatt, Marriot etc or by taking the free choo choo. A few shops selling silver, pearls, clothing, souveniers Many... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This can be reached by walking along the promenade from the Hyatt, Marriot etc or by taking the free choo choo. A few shops selling silver, pearls, clothing, souveniers Many places to eat A pleasant place for an afternoon or evening

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Walnut Creek, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whalers Village is going through a massive updating. Difficult to navigate. When completed, I think this will be a great attraction!

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whalers Village is a small shopping area, there is noisy construction going on there right now. The one store that caught our attention was the Hawaiian Cookie shop with cute, tasty pineapple shaped cookies packed to bring home and free samples!! We purchased the cookies and had our parking card validated. You wouldn't miss much if you skipped this small... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a dinner cruise. It was a wonderful experience, the staff was professional, the food was delicious and they made us feel welcome and an intragle part of their whale conservation efforts

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Glenmont, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parking was really difficult. We drove around for half an hour looking for a spot. The noise and disruption from the construction is really bad. Many stores were closed. The food court is dark and dingy. We did not go to the museum. We were looking for the experience and a light lunch on the way to and from the... More 

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newport beach, caifornia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every year we visit Maui and always stop at Whaler's Village. There are restaurants, clothing stores, an ABC market as well as several specialty shops.

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Minneapolis, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had no idea what a disaster area Whalers Village was. A lot of our favorite stores closed, fountains dried up, exhibits closed. It looks like a war zone. They would have done their customers more of a favor by closing, but that would have hurt the merchants even more. We're not going back for a few years until the... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Whaler's Village Museum is located on the upper level of the Whaler's Village Open Air Shopping Center on Kaanapali Beach. Very interesting to see. I visit it every year and always enjoy seeing the history etc of the island and whaling.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice shopping area and museum. Should be even better with the renovations they were undergoing while we were there. Staffing in all the shops were friendly and courteous and helpful. ABC store great place to get drinks chips and candy etc.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, it is under construction. It does have your ABC store and ironically, your high-end LV store. An okay mini-mall to walk to if you are staying nearby or have reservations to one of the restaurants in the area. Otherwise, save your trip for Lahaina Mall.

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