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“Nice overview of local sea life.”

Whale, Sea Life and Shark Museum
Ranked #8 of 19 things to do in Depoe Bay
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

This place isn't big, fancy, or new. They do have a friendly staff, and some interesting artifacts. Most people coming in are going on a whale watch. We weren't, but they told us we could get $ off if we come back to do this (save your receipt).

Thank Lynne K
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Small but has lots of interesting things to look at. Also ask to see the short movie that is available. Check out the whale tours available. Great family experience.

1  Thank John K
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Carrie and her team are great. This was a nice trip. The whale watch tour on the zodiacs lasted about an hour, and we saw plenty of gray whales.

The museum itself is just a bonus.

Highly recommend calling ahead of time and setting up a reservation if you want to go whale watching.

3  Thank jason745
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

I took my 10 yr old grandson today to see the museum. I had previously taken two high school exchange students for the museum and the whale watching this last June. It was a hit for all ages and had a great time with both the older kids as well as with my grandson and husband.

2  Thank aUSMCmom
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

The Mrs. & I went whale watching. The tour we took was fantastic!!!!! A top Marine biologist is the curator or owner of the museum: Carrie Newell. We saw a 20 min film before the tour & she then came in & shared a bit more & also what to expect on the tour. The lady was worth the tour. There are other tours, but this one has to be the best. She has studied the grat whale etc for years. We learned about the hwale's; gulls, ocean plant life. She has a dog that barks at the smell of a whale. i could write abook about this tour etc. $ 40 each but worth much more!!!!!!

1  Thank StudFromLittleRock
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