The Whale Museum

62 First St. N.
Friday Harbor, WA 98250- Map It
(360) 378-4710

AAA Editor Notes

The Whale Museum is 3 blks. n.w. of the ferry landing at 62 First St. N. in Friday Harbor. The museum occupies one of the island's oldest buildings. Exhibits depict the biology, behavior and sounds of whales. Included are a display comparing the skeletons of a human, a river otter and a dolphin; a genealogy exhibit of local resident killer whales; and two movies. Complete skeletons of a baby gray whale and an adult killer whale also are displayed. A children's activity room plus carvings, paintings, lithographs and photographs highlight other whale-related exhibits. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$6; $5 (ages 65+); $3 (ages 5-18 and students with ID).
Hours: Daily 9-6, Memorial Day-early Oct.; 10-4, rest of year. Closed Jan. 1, Jan. 5-15, Thanksgiving and Christmas.