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Killer Whale Museum

Eden, New South Wales 2551, Australia
+61 2 6496 2094
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Compact museum with great ocean view

One of our cruise stops was Eden, Australia. My hubby and I wondered what in the world we could do... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
TexasCatBird
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Gatesville, TX
A whale of a time

This little museum was a surprising delight. I’m not usually a museum fan, but this one was very... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Dale B
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Eden, New South Wales 2551, Australia
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

One of our cruise stops was Eden, Australia. My hubby and I wondered what in the world we could do in such a small town. However, Eden was a surprisingly pleasant town with a whaling history, lovely sea views from many vantage points, nice beaches...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 last week and we're glad that you enjoyed your visit to our museum and Eden and yes, we do having magnificent ocean views. Kind regards, Julie Williams

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This little museum was a surprising delight. I’m not usually a museum fan, but this one was very informative, set in a great location and was a good size to get through with a quick look. It really helped with understanding the local area and...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

The museum is definitely worth a visit while in Eden. Its informative. You get to learn a lot about the history of the place, the killer whales and whalers. To me, this was amazing because i have always regarded whales as fascinating creatures. I also...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

great museum very interesting and not expensive. -well worth a visit.. Stroll around at your leisure, looking at exhibits and take a seat and enjoy a video.

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

Thanks Julie for your review a few weeks ago. We're glad that you found our museum great and interesting. Julie Williams

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Not a whaling fan by any means, but the story of what men did back in the 1800, early 1900 did make me think, of a time when Men were MEN! Not that they aren't today but I'm not tackling a whale from a row...More

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Thank you hammerholt for your great review yesterday and we're happy that you were impressed and found our exhibits fabulous. Thanks again, Julie Williams

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Amazing place a must do when in Eden. Very informative, lots to read and the skeleton of Tom is a must see.

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Michelle, thank you so much for your wonderful review last week and we're very happy that you found our museum "Amazing". Thanks again, Julie Williams

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

They say at least an hour to visit. Reality is several hours and then you want to see more. Yes, totally worth a visit. As is the whole of Eden, Wharfside is great as well. GO THERE.

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Hi Doug, thank you for your wonderful review a few weeks ago and yes, we agree, we have a "killer of a museum". Thanks again, Julie Williams

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

This a well presented small museum. The focus is on the fascinating history of the local Whale Industry before it was disbanded. There are also other displays, one of which being the early forestry activity in the region. Children will enjoy seeing the killer whale...More

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Graeme, thank you so much for your review and we're glad that you found our museum well presented and fascinating as well as being a "must visit when in Eden". Thanks again and kind regards.

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

We were wandering down the coast en route from Canberra to Melbourne and decided to stop in Eden. The weather was terrible and it was pouring with rain, so a museum visit was ideal. Eden has a long history of whaling and the stories about...More

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Amanda, thank you so much for your great review. We are very happy that you found our museum "an unexpected gem" and well worth your visit. Thanks again, Julie Williams

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

We stopped in on our way down the coast..... wow, what a great little place!! heaps of interesting stuff to look at including "Old Tom"..... & the views from the lookout are amazing!! Very friendly staff too!!

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you so much Susie for your wonderful review last week. We are so please that you found our museum very interesting and yes our views are amazing as well as our staff very friendly. Thanks again, 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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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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