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A fascinating time - well worth it!

Being led in to Ben's museum is like being led in to an aladdins cave! His "shed" is packed full of... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
sometimewanderlust
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Hidden treasure

Driving through the sign caught my attention. It is a one-room museum, but everything in it was... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2015
neatto
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Ontario
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“A fascinating time - well worth it! ”
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24 Fisher Road, Port au Choix, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

The Whale Museum is small, but contains a lot of interesting thins and information. It will not take long to visit this site. If you are in Port au Choix, this is a worthwhile stop.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Being led in to Ben's museum is like being led in to an aladdins cave! His "shed" is packed full of interesting items like whale bones that he has boiled and cleaned himself! Where else can you handle whale baleen? The whole place is packed...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

Driving through the sign caught my attention. It is a one-room museum, but everything in it was fascinating. It has a whale skeleton which gives a good idea of the immensity of this beautiful creature. Bu the side is a small art gallery with really...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank neatto
Reviewed 12 September 2014

All small house with an interesting display of whale skeletons and other artifacts. A must stop if you are in Port ou Choix.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Olching
Reviewed 1 September 2014

This museum is next to and run by artist Ben J Ploughman. The museum is interesting but make sure you look at his artwork and listen to some of his stories behind them.

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

Don't miss the chance to stop by and see the incredible artwork of artist Ben Ploughman at The Museum of Whales and Things, located along the main road in Port au Choix. Ben is a very talented artist, with an excellent sense of humour!

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Mark R
Reviewed 3 October 2005

Interesting little private museum , Free admission ,donations optional if you feel it's worth it. I did ! Have you ever wondered how a whales baleen worked ? you can see it and touch here. The owner with some help collected this whale from the...More

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