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“A nice alternative when it's too rainy to whale watch”

The Husavik Whale Museum
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$81.00*
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Whale Watching in Husavik
Ranked #3 of 18 things to do in Husavik
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“A nice alternative when it's too rainy to whale watch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2013

Very informative museum, lots and lots to do and see and learn. Some really visually stunning pieces - got some great photos.

I didn't know that whales and dolphins don't have pelvises. Crazy!
We really loved the kids' art. There's a cute little coffee room. Great way to spend a squally afternoon.

Visited August 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Very comprehensive”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2013

Plan on almost 2 hours to give justice to this museum. It covers not just the local whales but those throughout the world

Visited August 2013
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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good to kill time whilst waiting to Whale Watch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2013

Free coffee great and relaxing warm sofa area. Nice gift shop. Good displays with good informative film on history of whale watching.

Visited July 2013
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Prague, Czech Republic
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“Great experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2013

We really like the museum. Is worth to reserve half a day to see it. It has a lot of interesting information about whales, how the live, the species that are there. Also very well prepare for children.

It completes perfectly the watching whales experience

Visited August 2013
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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“Best museum about whales I've visited!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2013

Great museum, but expensive souvenir shop! Also the video is well-worth seeing. It's better to go to this museum before you go whale watching because you already learned something about their behaviour and leads to a better understanding of the whales during your tour on the sea.

Visited August 2013
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