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Killer Whale Museum

Eden, New South Wales 2551, Australia
+61 2 6496 2094
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The place to visit to obtain the history of the whaling industry in Eden.Well set out displays both... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
nanabronwyn
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Sydney, Australia
Interesting artefacts

The museum was relatively cheap to enter and had a couple of major artefacts. The museum could try... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
wp27050607
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Sydney, Australia
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Eden, New South Wales 2551, Australia
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

The place to visit to obtain the history of the whaling industry in Eden.Well set out displays both of whaling,war,and aboriginal activities. Views from the museum are spectacular. Lots of kids visiting here.

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

Thank you for you review and we're glad that you found our museum well set out and yes, the views are spectacular. Kind regards, Julie Williams

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

The museum was relatively cheap to enter and had a couple of major artefacts. The museum could try and get some more bigger displays and the theatre sound is so bad you can hardly hear it. All in all is was very good.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Needs an update. Interesting if you want an example of what a rural museum in Australia used to be like.

Thank David M
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Today we visited the Eden whale museum. At $10 per adult admission, it is a low cost really interesting vision of the history of whale hunting in Eden from the 1900s. It has many stories and exhibits. It is definitely worth a look if you...More

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Michael thank you for your review this week and we're very happy that you enjoyed your visit. Kind regards, Julie Williams

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Everyone visiting Eden should make it their business to visit this museum to comprehend how these beautiful, intelligent creatures were on the brink of extinction. The displays, information and memorabilia are very good. Anyone who is passionate about protecting our whales and other marine life...More

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you for your review this week. We're glad that you found our museum unique and informative. Thanks again, Julie Williams

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

So much History packed into a very stylish building from the early days of Edens whaling Industry and population to the Co-Operation between the "Whalers and Killer Whales". There is also stunning Views from the Museum, overlooking the Bay. Whether you arrive by Sea or...More

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thanks Andrew for your review this week. We're happy that your enjoyed your visit and our stunning views over the bay. Kind regards, Julie Williams

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

This is a cute little museum highlighting this areas whaling industry back in the day. Well put together and tells a great tale with huge artefacts and killer whale skeletons.

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you Ellie for your review a few days ago and we're happy that you found our museum cute, fun and educational. Thanks again, Julie Williams

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

It was great to discover the history of Eden and the whale stations. Plus hear about the killer whales helping the whalers .

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you for your review a few days ago and were happy that you enjoyed your visit. Kind regards, Julie Williams

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

A must stop along our road trip. Nice high point view of the sea and its whaling history. This small museum had loads of info of it's hay days. The artifacts were amazing and well preserved. A nice souvenior shop. Recommended to visit.

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review this week. We're happy that you found our artifacts amazing and well preserved. Kind regards, Julie Williams

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Great museum, lots of informative displays and this place will be certainly impress people. My only criticism is that it is a little overpriced and as we went with our pensioner relatives, a 50c pensioners discount is a little insulting.

Thank Stephen M
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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thanks Stephen for your review this week and we're happy that you found our museum impressive. Kind regards, Julie Williams

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Sue H
16 October 2017|
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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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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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