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Whale, Sea Life and Shark Museum

Ellingson Street and Highway 101, Depoe Bay, OR
+1 541-912-6734
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Great time Captain Dan was amazing!

We had Captain Dan and he was great! We also got to see Scar Back it was very fun:) Video explained... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Josh L
Beaverton, Oregon, United States
via mobile
It's spring and they're still on winter hours

Only open on the weekend, what? I saw people walking inside, not sure why they're not open during... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
West coast, USA
via mobile
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Ellingson Street and Highway 101, Depoe Bay, OR
+1 541-912-6734

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had Captain Dan and he was great! We also got to see Scar Back it was very fun:) Video explained a lot and we learned something as well.

Thank Josh L
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Only open on the weekend, what? I saw people walking inside, not sure why they're not open during spring break. There were people everywhere.

Thank 40pluscountries
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The big attraction here is the Zodiac whale boat tours....They are WONDERFUL!!! Carrie has added a great little museum at a very small cost for all to enjoy. It is very worth going through, and helps to support all the wonderful effort Carrie has put...More

1  Thank Dian F
Reviewed 4 November 2016

the zodiac was comfortable, and even though the water was choppy, we did not feel seasick at all. Someone said it is because they don't use diesel fuel, so there isn't that awful smell. We were on a raft that had seating for six people....More

1  Thank travellerfromatown
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This place isn't big, fancy, or new. They do have a friendly staff, and some interesting artifacts. Most people coming in are going on a whale watch. We weren't, but they told us we could get $ off if we come back to do this...More

Thank Lynne K
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Small but has lots of interesting things to look at. Also ask to see the short movie that is available. Check out the whale tours available. Great family experience.

1  Thank John K
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Carrie and her team are great. This was a nice trip. The whale watch tour on the zodiacs lasted about an hour, and we saw plenty of gray whales. The museum itself is just a bonus. Highly recommend calling ahead of time and setting up...More

3  Thank jason745
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I took my 10 yr old grandson today to see the museum. I had previously taken two high school exchange students for the museum and the whale watching this last June. It was a hit for all ages and had a great time with both...More

2  Thank aUSMCmom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The Mrs. & I went whale watching. The tour we took was fantastic!!!!! A top Marine biologist is the curator or owner of the museum: Carrie Newell. We saw a 20 min film before the tour & she then came in & shared a bit...More

1  Thank StudFromLittleRock
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This was a nice exhibit to get education on the whales, sea life and sharks. The exhibits were nicely one. Free admission to anyone going on Carries Whale Tour.

1  Thank Susan B
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
Museum $5 and whale watching is $40. Need to call for reservation and they may have headed south. Depoe Bay area is best. Great veiws. Good luck. Great place