The Albany whaling museum and discovery centre is a great visit. To see the history of such a barbaric old practise is a great reminder of why it stopped. You can easily spend half a day in the whole discovery centre.
About Albany's Historic Whaling Station
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Wanted to see just the whaling station to compare it with Grytviken on South Georgia. Got there to be faced with a one price ticket for the whaling station, the animal experienced and the botanical garden. No choice of a lower price ticket just for...More
The Whaling Station is an interesting museum to wonder through, for young and old. They have 3D movie which is very informative. It has a great restaurant with awesome water views to "die" for and an animal park next door. It's also near some lovely...More
The day was very overcast but that did not dampen my enthusiasm when visiting this Whaling Station. Our tour guide was very informative and told our group things about Whaling we had no idea about. The killing of them I did not care to see...More
I recently visited with a group of year 5 students, and the tour guide provided a very educational and instructional experience for the students. We then explored some of the other exhibits in groups, and found them all to be very educational, and the children...More
A visit to the whaling center also includes entry to the botanical garden and a small animal park so give yourself plenty of time. The free guided tour which takes about 40 minutes gives a good insight into this historic place, luckily the smell which...More
We arrived early for the 10am tour of the whaling station.This was so informative of the early happenings here.You walk around the site and your guide explains each processing section that is involved with the whaling at Albany.The 3D movie was enjoyable too. They have...More
A forgotten activity very much brought to life, with everything just as is would have been when in full production.