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Museum of Whales and Things

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Address: 24 Fisher Road, Port au Choix, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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+1 709-861-3280

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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 interesting items like whale bones that he has boiled and cleaned himself... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 July 2016
sometimewanderlust
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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 with fascinating items and memorabilia relevant to the area. Ben is a great local character.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 extraordinary art.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Waterloo, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 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.

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 beach and prepared it's bones for display. A lot of work went into that. Lots... More 

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