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“Fun for kids”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of The Whale Museum

The Whale Museum
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Owner description: Museum dedicated to the orcas and other whale species that visit the Washington coast in the spring.
Sonora, California
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68 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fun for kids”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2014

Colorful displays, well laid out, informative museum folks. Somewhat lacking in facts on the exhibits and current information on the state of the whale population. If you have 30 minutes and your kids (age 10 and under) are getting bored, I think they will enjoy it.

Visited February 2014
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NJ
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49 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Interesting and educational for all ages, good place to find out if whales in area!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2014

It is a small museum, but very well done and educational on various whales/ cetaceans, Native American relationships with them, as whale as the current environmental and population situation. Recommend for all ages, there are various methods of interpretation which engage all!

Visited August 2013
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Friday Harbor, Washington
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56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Everything you ever wanted or needed to know about killer whales”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

this museum has spent decades morphing into the fine exhibit it is now. If you find whales interesting...you will be able to spend the whole day here!

Visited August 2013
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Seattle, Washington
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207 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
“Informative and kid friendly”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2013

While this is not a museum you might see in a more urban setting it is very nicely done. Lots of exhibits that are, for the most part, well maintained. Would be great to take the kids to.

Visited November 2013
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Lincolnwood, Illinois
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175 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Interesting museum, nothing special”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2013

The best draw here is a whale skeleton mounted. The rest was somewhat interesting if you're into whales.

Visited October 2013
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