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A whale museum featuring a 40-foot whale skeleton.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Maui
2435 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1980
+1 808-661-5992
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

Great shopping area which was right next to our hotel (The Westin). Shopping area had just about everything you might want to take back to mainland. Great area to people watch from all over the world.

Thank Q4894BSdennisw
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Cool and relaxing place to sit and rest while shopping, mostly the men! It isn't an official museum, just an area in the shopping center to sit and rest. there is a huge whale skeleton suspended that you can sit under and take photos. Clean,...More

2  Thank hdbelle2
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here to check it out, it’s just an outdoor high end shopping mall, with restaurants. Best thing here was the whale skeleton, not to impressed about the shopping here

Thank cheftod67
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Nestled between some fabulous resort is the historic Whaler's village. The center is beautifully presented with old school charm. The history of Hawaii is fascinating and the pride of the locals is everywhere to see. A beautiful spot!

Thank Happyjohnny
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

As others have said, this really isn’t a museum anymore. Although there is a hanging skeleton of a humpback whale and a small information Station this site is primarily a shopping center, albeit a a good one. The centre is clean and well-maintained with the...More

1  Thank Kevin F
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Visit this place everytime we are in Maui. Ots by the beach, good shopping - brand recognized. Also restaurants and snack shacks. Good place to go after beach activity.

Thank Juma B
Reviewed April 2, 2018

So many things to see! Love the displays absolutely beautiful. Clean and was greeted by very friendly employees.

Thank mermaid0429
Reviewed March 27, 2018

We were hoping to visit this museum, but found out it no longer exists. Apparently, they closed up with plans to renovate, but that never happened and they just closed down for good.

5  Thank smkozlow
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Good shopping and great eats.We stopped downstairs at Vintage coffee more than once ,excellent pick me up! The food court was a real hidden gem the people at subway worked their tails off and Nicky's Pizza easy to see why it's a local favourite, I'd...More

Thank coolcanadian2018
Reviewed March 19, 2018

We did not understand that this is not so much a museum as it is a whale display at a mall. It was nothing special, but the mall was nice.

Thank lizSiouxFalls_SD
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