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Killer Whale Museum

Eden, New South Wales 2551, Australia
+61 2 6496 2094
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Living on the west coast of Canada, we are quite familiar with orcas (killer whales) that live... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2013
Richmond, Canada
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friendly knowledgeable staff loved the skeleton of old tom the killer whale. library was great... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2013
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Eden, New South Wales 2551, Australia
+61 2 6496 2094
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Reviewed 22 March 2013

Living on the west coast of Canada, we are quite familiar with orcas (killer whales) that live nearby. Until now, we had never heard of orcas that worked with humans. We found out a lot at the Killer Whale Museum in Eden, NSW. The skeleton...More

Thank stamperbc
Reviewed 17 March 2013

friendly knowledgeable staff loved the skeleton of old tom the killer whale. library was great found good reading material about the area and its history

Thank constance l
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Travelled from Merimbula down to Eden to visit Museum. Very impressed. Great information on local whaling industry and skeleton of Tom.

Thank Narelle M
Reviewed 5 March 2013

The Killer Whale Museum taught us a lot about the whaling industry in years gone by. It's certainly not a huge place, but the exhibits are well put together. You need to patiently read all of the materials concerning each exhibit..there are no people on...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 2 March 2013

Well worth a visit.Fair entry price.Interesting history lesson about Eden and the sea.Great for families.Nice little shop for souvenirs.

Thank Tobie_08
Reviewed 1 March 2013

A great journey through the awful history of Australia's involvement in whale slaughter. Graphic photographs of our early history.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 5 February 2013

A fascinating story of the time when the mainly aboriginal whalemen hunted baleen whales in rowing boats supported by groups of killer whales. The only recorded story in the world of how man and killer whales worked together to kill the whales - the reward...More

Thank skinneraachen
Reviewed 31 January 2013

the museum was very interesting, it was not just about whales, it was the history of the area, the displays were very well done

1  Thank mandr268
Reviewed 27 January 2013

Great to hear about "Tom" - nice to find a small museum run by locals and covering the history of the Whalers in this area. We were lucky enough to have one of the volunteers give us a very short talk when we entered the...More

Thank Mrsp050
Reviewed 23 January 2013

The kids were very interested, running around looking, and taking a million photos of verything, very worth visiting if you are in the area. We went on our way home, only took about 2 hours to work through the whole exhibit with 4 kids, but...More

Thank Kim P
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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