Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum), Lajes do Pico

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TripAdvisor
  • The museum is worth visiting, and has a variety of items to view, including some beautiful scrimshaw art, and other art. The artifacts used in whaling are well displayed in this attractive small museu...  more »
  • Small museum that explains the old process of catching wales. It's very cheap (2€ normal and 1€ for under 25) and quick to visit. Besides the instruments used by the whalers, you also get to watch a s...  more »
  • We visited this museum by riding from Madalena to Lajes by public bus (the bus stop in centre of town, on both directions, is almost in front of the museum). The rainy day in fact has prevented us fro...  more »
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  • Small museum devoted to the process of whale hunt, ticket only 2 eur, all exhibition takes 30-45 min to look
  • Full of wonderful whaling information..a wonderful place to visit.
  • Good overview of the local history
  • Don't miss it. Amazing museum
  • very interesting museum!