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Killer Whale Museum

Eden, New South Wales 2551, Australia
+61 2 6496 2094
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A great place to visit you can speed many hours there old tom the killer whale bones are there to... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
channe12016
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Eden, Australia
Highlights of Australian history

The relationship between the killer whales and the local Katungal people over thousands of years... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
GraftonRiverguide
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Grafton, Australia
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Eden, New South Wales 2551, Australia
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

A great place to visit you can speed many hours there old tom the killer whale bones are there to see

Thank channe12016
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The relationship between the killer whales and the local Katungal people over thousands of years which featured the Orca's isolating whales and guiding the aboriginal fishers to them is one of the more fascinating stories of aboriginal settlement in Australia. It is one of the...More

Thank GraftonRiverguide
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We stopped in to see what they had as artifacts, and were very happily surprised. There is, of course, the skeleton of "Old Tom," who was an orca who assisted the whalers in trapping the other large whales. Incredible what these animals are capable of....More

Thank William P
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is a must see. The incredible tales of how whaling was done and the enormous size of the whales.Very interesting. Leave yourself a good hour if this stuff interest you.

Thank Dianne F
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Worth going to. Very informative and interesting, Could spend quite a lot of time there, reading all the information.

Thank StrzDeb
Reviewed 31 March 2017

There is not much to do in Eden itself,so we visited this Museum.Good value for your money and very interesting on the local history,worth a visit.

Thank Rod B
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Informative displays detailing Twofold Bay's involvement with whales since the early settlers. Comprehensive range of books on related issues in the shop. Helpful staff.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I just love learning of the history of any new town I visit. This museum did not disappoint. It was very interesting to learn of the town's amazing history and how Tom helped the whalers back in the day.

Thank Ladidi2013
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A great museum that showcases the history of whaling. The exhibits had a story attached to it and very well displayed. There are two levels to the museum and while we were there a tour of the lighthouse was available.

Thank Pauline2795
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

If you are in the Eden area I recommend you pay a visit to the Killer Whale Museum. The story of Old Tom is quite amazing but also it is interesting to hear the whaling history of the area. There is also a lot of...More

Thank jeffs_nz
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K8709FKjohnw
4 November 2015|
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Response from Robert S | Property representative |
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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