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Killer Whale Museum

Eden, New South Wales 2551, Australia
+61 2 6496 2094
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Worth a look

A rainy day led us to this Museum. Interesting and quite nicely presented. Certainly worth a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
AustNippontraveller
,
Canberra
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A gem of a museum

Was not expecting it to be as good as it was. The museum itself is well laid out and well... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
CandMAdelaide
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Adelaide
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Eden, New South Wales 2551, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A rainy day led us to this Museum. Interesting and quite nicely presented. Certainly worth a visit. Entry price was very modest

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Was not expecting it to be as good as it was. The museum itself is well laid out and well exhibited. It is worth watching the video first as it gives a great insight into the whaling story of this area. It is possible to...More

Thank CandMAdelaide
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family enjoyed the museum visit. Favourite pet was the story and bones of Old Tom. 3 generations: (local) grandad on repeat visit, 2 adult children who visited museum 15 years ago, 1 adult child who had never visited, 2 boys, age 8 and 11....More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 1 week ago

They call it "The Killer Whale Museum" but it really should be called "The Australian Whaling Museum". Very well prepared and immaculately run, friendly and helpful staff were a credit to the organization and the town of Eden. Genuinely interesting yand broad based content stretching...More

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A museum with life size replicas of whales found in the area. Fascinating information about the history of whaling in the area, the unusual characters - both whales such as "Old Tom" and the people of the area and how the industry was a major...More

Thank Rosa G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing museum! I watched a documentary years ago called killers of Eden, and ever since have wanted to visit Eden and in particular the museum! Earlier this year I was finally lucky enough to visit, and it certainly did not dissapoint! Such an...More

Thank lordwarren
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a good hour in the museum on a cold day. It was very interesting to discover the whale hunting past of Eden. The museum is well set out with spectacular views. I went with young children, who enjoyed their time there, but I which...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must to visit while in Eden. I had visited in 1980 and it was run by an 80 year old gentleman who I could have listened to for ages as he had so many great stories. This time I returned with my family. First...More

Thank Peter2012Jakarta
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I wasn't actually expecting this place to be any good, but I found myself really liking it. The floor containing the killer whale bones was interesting, and I liked the facts and information found here. I didn't care too much for the bottom floor and...More

Thank Warren R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Easy access for someone with compromised mobility with a well marked parking spot right at the door. Inside the displays are informative and so interesting. The skeletal "remains" of Old Tom dominate the room, and his story is one of the best. You go away...More

Thank autumn19
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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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