Killer Whale Museum, Eden

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Killer Whale Museum offers insight into the history of Eden and explains the unique relationship between the orca Tom, and the whalers. It is said that Tom would help the whalers catch baleen whales. You can see his skeleton in the museum along with well-restored whaling boats. The material on the tuna industry is clearly presented and engaging. By using our Eden trip itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Killer Whale Museum and other attractions in Eden.
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  • August 14, 2017
    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 are...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    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 w...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    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 organiza...  more »
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  • Really interesting place. I went here as a teenager almost 20 years ago. Unfortunately nothing appeared to have changed in 20 years. The kids were a bit bored. Great if you're interested in history.
  • Great museum with really knowledgeable staff. We where apart of a cruise, and treated really well by local staff. The museum is very small however the locals told great stories of the realationship between the killer whales and whalers.
  • Surprisingly interesting. I thoroughly enjoyed strolling through the well planned and informative museum. I enjoyed the various video displays throughout the displays and learning about the stories that built Eden and the Sapphire coast. I strongly recommend making the time to go to this museum every time you are in the region.
  • The older woman on the desk could really use a refresher on customer service. SO RUDE!! We intended on going through the museum and also buy souvenirs but her manners, or lack thereof, put us off. We went and spent our money elsewhere. Very disappointing for someone in a tourism job to have such an appalling attitude. I think perhaps her retirement is LONG overdue 👎👎
  • Fantastic, must stop and visit if you are near. Fascinating story about the link between whale and man.

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