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Whalers Village Museum

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Address: 2435 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1980
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+1 808-661-5992
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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A whale museum featuring a 40-foot whale skeleton.

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Still Under Construction!!!

Wow, we were here in January 2016 and thought the construction would be completed on our November trip. Talked to some shop keepers and they said not until next December 2017... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 November 2016
NorCal-traveler08
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Orangevale, California
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Spokane, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Still under construction but looks like the update is going to be nice. Shops range from an ABC Store to high end shops It is a nice stop if you are doing a leisure walk on the beach trail

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

The museum closed and was torn down. This whole shopping center is an over priced disaster . It looked like over 50% of the stores and buildings have been torn down. Very disappointing.

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Orangevale, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Wow, we were here in January 2016 and thought the construction would be completed on our November trip. Talked to some shop keepers and they said not until next December 2017. Not sure why it takes 4 years to do a remodel??? Many of the shops had to move out but it is still open with plenty of shops. They... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The shopping area is currently under construction, but there are still many shops open and a good little ABC store to grab a snack or quick souvenir.

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Reno, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The shopping center is under construction and noisy. This affects the museum area as well as many stores.

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Northport, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

High low and between priced merchandise. $150 board shorts at Billabong and a few stores away you have ABC with a $5 bag of nuts.

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Emeryville, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

A good variety of stores and restaurants. You'll find anything from Swarovski to ABC stores. Plus a food court. For all tastes and budgets.

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Bad Griesbach im Rottal, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

parts or the village is under construction. The shops are quite o.k. Nothing special, but we found everything we needed

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Caves Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

very handy spot from our Kaanapali Beach Hotel. Under renovation when we were there so sure to be even better shortly

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The museum is located on the second level of Whaler's Village and is a nice way to spend 45 minutes or so familiarizing yourself with the whaling history of the islands. The staff is friendly and the displays are very interesting. We've gone several times, and our kids still find it very interesting. It's small, but the exhibits are very... More 

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