Thank you for your interest in learning about The Whale Museum

As a response to the recent Governor’s Office announcement we will need to close our exhibit hall to visitors starting Tuesday, November 17th. This will be in effect until at least December 14th.
Our Gift Shop will remain open daily 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., following every rule put in place by the Health Department and Washington State in order to keep our staff, our customers, and this community healthy and safe.
Please be self-aware of any COVID-19 symptoms and delay your visit until you are healthy.
Some things that will be different:
• Our Exhibit Hall & Gallery are temporarily closed.
• A cloth face covering must be worn at all times during your visit, includes everyone over the age of 2.
• Social Distancing, must keep 6 feet of distance from all staff and other visitors.
• Limited Gift Shop capacity of 6 customers only.
• Restrooms will be unavailable to guests.
• Hand sanitizer will be available and we ask that you use it or provide your own.
• Additional Updated Protocols, staff will gladly explain during your visit.
Please check back with us for updates.

Gift Shop ONLY Open Daily: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Whale Museum Team
Please contact the administration office at 360-378-4710 or via email at with any questions.

Admission prices are as follows for individuals:

  • General: $9.00
  • Seniors (65 and up): $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 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. 


  • We are closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

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 through Labor Day.

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