The Whale Interpretive Centre, Telegraph Cove

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Specialty Museum Museum
The Whale Interpretive Centre (WIC) is run by the Johnstone Strait Killer Whale Interpretive Centre Society (JSKWICS). JSKWICS was formed in 1993 to fulfill the dream of Dr. Michael Bigg. He hoped to see an education centre created to increase public awareness about killer whales and the threats they face.
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  • I was in Telegraph Cove anyway, so 5CAD to visit here was OK. Basically it's a collection of whale bones with bits of information displayed in a rather dated manner. Getting to see the bones up close ...  more »
  • This is a cute little whale museum, with lovely staff and interesting information about the whales that you might have been lucky enough to see in the surrounding waters. I have visited here several t...  more »
  • Very nice place to visit. Fascinating exhibits of whales, whaling, coastal community life in the past. College student workers very helpful filling in details.Great for all ages, even those with mobil...  more »