The Whale Museum Exhibit Hall and Gift Shop are open daily from 10 am to 4 pm. 

Admission prices are as follows for individuals:

  • General: $9.00
  • Seniors: $6.00
  • Students (age 5-18, or college student with ID): $4.00
  • FREE: children under 5

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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

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


Hours of Operation Year-Round:

The Museum's Exhibit Hall & Gift Shop are open daily from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. from Memorial Day in May until early October.  Thereafter, in the quiet season, hours are daily from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. 


  • We are closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
  • In January, we are open New Year's weekend but close the following Tuesday for a brief period for our annual inventory & refurbishment. We re-open in mid-January on the Friday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend.

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

We are now 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 Memorial Day, May 28, 2018 through Labor Day, September 3, 2018.

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