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“Just okay”
Review of The Whale Museum

The Whale Museum
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Whale Museum, located in beautiful Friday Harbor, Washington, opened to the public in 1979 as the first museum in the country devoted to a species living in the wild. Today, our museum continues to promote stewardship of whales and the Salish Sea ecosystem through education and research.
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Small and charming and good for the kids! But not a really interactive place. Museum seemed a bit tired and from an older era.

Thank IluvtravNewJerseyJ
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Reviewed 29 August 2014

If you are interested in orcas, a good place to spend an hour. Focus is on the local resident pod. Usually an interesting video playing.

Thank Edward H
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Reviewed 28 August 2014

Very inexpensive to tour, learned alot, our children liked it as well. They have a great gift shop with affordable merchandise.

1  Thank Carmen A
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Reviewed 25 August 2014

it is conveniently located, in a quaint building with lots of great displays. it is informative, has cool videos and up to date info on the orcas and information on other whales too

1  Thank prooproo
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Reviewed 24 August 2014

It was educational, I wish they had staff to answer questions. Just the gift shop cashier. The videos were interesting. The exhibits were nice but it was a little dark and dull in there. It was hard for my little one to get excited about it. There is a lot of reading at each little exhibit.

1  Thank AmyJo101
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