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You know the kids will be amazed when they see a huge 40-foot skeleton of a sperm whale proudly displayed in the entrance of the Whalers village (think Natural History Mueum Maui style).
The Whalers Village Museum is located on the third floor of the Whalers Village which is located found at 2435 Ka`anapali Parkway. You can find plenty of Parking next to Whalers village and can get your ticket validated for Free parking.
The museum is small but packed with historical information about the whaling industry and impact on Lahaina with many artifacts especially scrimshaw ( a favorite art work on ivory that sailors would create to help pass the time).
For the younger children the 5 short documentaries playing in the center of the museum may hold their attention.
The museum is open 10am-4pm. Kids 12 and younger are free, teens are $1 and adults are $3.
See http://whalersmuseum.com for more information or call (808) 661-5992.
*The bridge of the museum is also a great place to spot humpback whales during whale season (December-May). It sits above the ‘Au ‘Au channel, which is one of the most populated breeding and birthing grounds in Hawaii for this amazing sea mammal that calls Hawaii its home for half the year.