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Learn about the life of marine giants at The Whale Museum. The museum's collection, spread over two floors, focuses on the whales and marine life of the Pacific Northwest. You can learn about local whale pods and natural history of the area, as well as see the lifelike models, artifacts, and whale skeletons. The exhibits and multimedia presentations familiarize visitors with recent discoveries in marine biology and raise awareness of the efforts to protect the marine ecosystems. At the museum's gift shop, you can find an array of whale-inspired memorabilia and artwork, such as shirts, books, posters, and jewelry. To visit The Whale Museum on your holiday in Friday Harbor, and find out what else Friday Harbor has to offer, use our Friday Harbor.
The Whale Museum reviews
We 4 adults toured the Whale Museum on a cool, drizzly day. It is an easy walk from most lodging and only a block or 2 off the main drag in Friday Harbor. We all felt that the museum is geared... more »
Really interesting place with a really friendly guide! There were two tours that went on. One at 1:30 and another one around 3, I believe. The guide was extremely knowledgeable about all the whales... more »
Such a nice place! Lots of great information about whales and other marine mammals. It's not real big so I didn't feel overwhelmed with information, and that gave me time to enjoy the island as well. I definitely recommend it.
Just a terrific place to visit. You'll learn about everything "whale." Informative and utterly one of the most unique museums you'll ever visit. It can actually be a life and attitude changing experience.
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