Thank you for your interest in learning about The Whale Museum

Our hours are 10:00 am - 4:00 pm every day*. If you are planning on visiting the museum as a group we do offer a schedule around our open hours. 

Thank you for your patience and for visiting us safely! Masks are not required but are recommended.
Please call or email with any questions: (360) 378-4710 ext. 30 or

Admission prices are as follows for individuals:

  • General: $10.00
  • Seniors (65 and up): $6.00
  • Students (age 6-18, or college student with ID): $5.00
  • FREE: Children 5 and under

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For more information, or help planning your visit, send us an email or call us at 360-378-4710.ext. 30. Our gift shop is dog friendly, but are not allowed in the gallery spaces.

Visit our Group Tours page for more information about guided and unguided tours for groups of 10 or more.

Photo credit: Jeff Friedman, Maya's Legacy


Hours of Operation Year-Round:

The Museum's Exhibit Hall & Gift Shop are open daily from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.* 


  • We are closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. (Early closings at 2 pm the days before Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's)
  • In addition, the museum closes to the public for annual inventory & refurbishment from January 1 through the Saturday before Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  

Administrative Offices are open Monday-Friday (except for holiday closures).

We are a proud member of Blue Star Museums! Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from mid-May through Labor Day.

See more by visiting Blue Star's Map (select Washington state)

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