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Killer Whale Museum

Eden, New South Wales 2551, Australia
+61 2 6496 2094
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For an overcast and windy afternoon, it was worth the entrance fee of 10 $. Small museum with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Marieke K
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Very interesting

The museum was perfectly located on top of a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean and vast blue sky... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
maf s
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Sydney, Australia
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Eden, New South Wales 2551, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For an overcast and windy afternoon, it was worth the entrance fee of 10 $. Small museum with basically the history of whale killing in this area until it was banned. Nice video presentation. Doesn't need more than 1,5 hour to see it all.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The museum was perfectly located on top of a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean and vast blue sky. Entrance fee was cheap. The lady at the counter was helpful and provided us good local information. One of the attractions were the huge skeleton of Orca...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brought my friend from the UK to Eden especially to see this great museum and hear the story of 'Tom, the Killer Whale.' We weren't disappointed, it delivers in spades. Great for kids too and a good souvenir shop.

Thank Jan P
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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Jan, thank you so much for your great review. We're very happy to hear that you and your friend from the UK enjoyed your visit. Thanks again, kind regards,

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Entry is $10. We heard a very informative talk about the early days of Whaling at Eden. The story of 'Old Tom', one of the Killer Whales who helped their human partners catch the other whales was most interesting. The Displays are on two levels...More

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Rick for your great review. It was very comprehensive and appreciated. Kind regards,

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Eden I would recommend a visit to this museum. It tells the story of Eden’s whaling history and has a skeleton of Old Tom a killer whale which worked with the whalers. The museum also has some space dedicated to town...More

Thank westernsydney
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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and for recommending others to visit our Museum. Kind regards,

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an absolute highlight of our visit to the South Coast. We spent about 2 hours seeing all the exhibits.

Thank Paul H
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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Paul, thank you so much for your great review and we're so glad that you found our museum to be the highlight of your visit to the South Coast. Kind regards,

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

The whaling museum was very informative and was well worth the visit lots of great displays from this whaling time and seeing Old Toms skeleton was great !

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Thank you for your great review and we're pleased that you found our Museum very informative and well worth a visit. Kind regards,

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

We were only passing through Eden on our way elsewhere, but luckily found time to visit this amazing little museum. Very well laid out, very informative. Helpful staff. It really is worth taking the time to visit, and read about the early whaling industry.

Thank Judy F
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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Thank you so much Judy for your great review. We are very happy that you found our museum amazing and very well laid out. Thanks again and kind regards, Julie Williams

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Well presented museum focussing on the history of Eden and its old whaling industry. The staff were friendly and very helpful. However, we left feeling glad this lovely town is no longer home to an industry responsible for the slaughter of these magnificent animals.

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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Thank you Marjen for your great review and we found our Museum well presented, interesting & informative. Thanks again & kind regards, Julie Williams

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

This is worth popping in to if you are in Eden. It gives an insight into the history of the town and its whaling industry.

Thank Maureen G
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Julie W, Admin/Retail Assistant at Killer Whale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Thank you Maureen for your review and we're happy that you found our Museum quite interesting and that you were given an insight into the history of our town. Kind regards, Julie Williams

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Sue H
October 16, 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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K8709FKjohnw
November 3, 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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