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Westport Maritime Museum

2201 Westhaven Drive, Westport, WA 98595
+1 360-268-0078
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nice but not for young children

nothing to glamorous, young children will be bored , not opened daily so check and plan ahead... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Connie A
Fresnel lens is worth the trip.

If you only stop to see the Fresnel lens, it is worth your trip. The way they display it is breath... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Coreen S
Castle Rock, Washington
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“fresnel lens” (9 reviews)
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2201 Westhaven Drive, Westport, WA 98595
+1 360-268-0078
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Reviewed 1 week ago

nothing to glamorous, young children will be bored , not opened daily so check and plan ahead , children under 5 are free

Thank Connie A
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

If you only stop to see the Fresnel lens, it is worth your trip. The way they display it is breath taking. The only fully functioning lens outside of a lighthouse that I've ever seen and it is beautiful. You can get up close and...More

Thank Coreen S
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We attempted to tour this museum during their advertised hours, and they were closed with no notice of when the proprietors would be back. There were a few whale skeletons outside of the museum in glass housings that we were able to view. They were...More

Thank Adhv
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The lens room is worth the admission all on its own. Also has information about fishing, cranberries, maritime activities, etc.

1  Thank Michelle Z
Reviewed 22 September 2016

There are several buildings of exhibits. The building with the lens of the Destruction Island light house is a must see.

Thank mclifner
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Three buildings comprise this museum, with the largest being the stately previous home of the Coast Guard rescue operation. A second contains lighthouse information and an actual antique lighthouse light, while the third building holds full whale skeletons along with other aquatic exhibits in a...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a budget friendly museum with a lot of good information on local history, Coast Guard history, local ecology and more. The outside exhibits are very interesting. Plus, if you show your ticket at the Grays Harbor Lighthouse, you get a dollar off admission...More

1  Thank M L
Reviewed 26 August 2016

The skeletons of whales on display are interesting, but the real highlight here is the museum which was built to house the old Dungeoness Lighthouse Fresnel Lamp. WOW! Worth the visit just for that!!

Thank larkleeskis2014
Reviewed 22 August 2016

There are some interesting exhibits, both inside and out. I would suggest paying for the tour, as the guide seemed very knowledgeable and made things more interesting.

Thank GeenaG4me
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Set at the harbor in Westport the Maritime Museum is housed in an historic Coast Guard building. Unfortunately we arrived close to 4 PM which is closing time for the museum. However, there are outdoor exhibits that you can view for free (museum is $5)....More

Thank Mmarymomm
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