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Killer Whale Museum

Eden, New South Wales 2551, Australia
+61 2 6496 2094
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A must visit when in Eden

This is a lovely little museum where you can learn a lot about the history of Eden, especially... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
Johanna_downunder
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Coogee, Australia
Always worth visiting

This is was my third visit and I am still inspired by the views and local history of the area... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
M D
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Sydney, Australia
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Eden, New South Wales 2551, Australia
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

This is a lovely little museum where you can learn a lot about the history of Eden, especially during the whaling period. The staff is very friendly and they have a little gift shop attached.

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Julie W, other at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Hi Johanna, thank you so much for your great review last week and we are very happy that you enjoyed your visit, our friendly staff and our gift shop Thanks again, Julie Williams Admin/Retail Assistant

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This is was my third visit and I am still inspired by the views and local history of the area. However, while the adults of the family loved it, our boys (4 and 7) were not engaged for very long, That said, they both told...More

Thank M D
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Julie W, other at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Hi MD, thank you for your review and repeat visits and we're happy that you are still inspired by our views and our local history. Thanks again, Julie Williams Admin/Retail Assistant

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Whilst the museum largely covers Edens whaling history and in particular how the killer whales worked with the whalers to help corner and capture the whales it also has good information on the local aboriginals, local individuals involved in WWI and WWII, local fishing and...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

As two vegans who love the ocean, we were passing through Eden and saw the Killer Whale Museum, and not knowing anything about the museum previously, decided to take a look. It was far from what we expected. The name of the museum is deceiving....More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Love this museum and have been back several times. Something new to discover every time and the unique story of the killer whales is still amazing and interesting for the entire family.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

I don't want to give the story away, but you will be fascinated by this largely unknown story. A must-do in Eden.

Thank RustyStainless
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

My family and I spent a very enjoyable hour and a half at the Killer Whale Museum. The history of the industry is presented beautifully with a good assortment of displays and exhibits. Entry fees are very reasonable and the view from the outdoor area...More

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We're very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your visit. Julie Williams

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing history on show and some new facts for me learned. Displays are well presented. Don’t miss the film on the local area and whale hunting. Old Tom was impressive. The shop had some great books on offer. Kids liked the exhibit.

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thanks Rob for your review a few days ago. We're happy that you found our museum and it's history amazing and that your children enjoyed the exhibits. Thanks again, Julie Williams

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Last week we visited the Eden killer whale museum. Lots of interesting things to learn from Eden’s past. Although called the killer whale museum it also has exhibits on local culture, fishing industry, war history and many other local historical exhibits. The twenty minute mini...More

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for your review a few days ago and glad that you learned lots of interesting things from Eden's past and were enlightened. Kind regards, Julie Williams

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

The museum is a credit to its community in that it presents an industry long-past and often seen with derision! The Eden Killer Whale Museum deals with the subject of Whaling in a beautiful and historically correct way. Excellent facility kid-friendly and educational!

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review and we're so happy that you found our museum to be an excellent facility, kid friendly and educational. Kind regards, Julie Williams

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Sue H
16 October 2017|
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Response from Julie W | Property representative |
Morning Sue, Thanks for the query. Adults $10, Seniors $9.50, Children 5-15 $2.50, Children Under 5 are free. Regards, Eden Killer Whale Museum
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K8709FKjohnw
4 November 2015|
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The museum is a short walk from the wharf but it is all uphill and a bit steep. There are usually shuttle buses operating between the wharf and town when the cruise ships are in port so you may find it easier to get on... More
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