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Museums

From history to the natural world, have a fun time while learning at one of Whidbey Island's museums.

 

As with all pages here, listing starts at the Clinton ferry dock and works north-ish.  

Langley Whale Center

Langley

Marine mammal education center focused on local orcas & whales, with a library & gift shop.

Address: 105 Anthes Ave, Langley, WA 98260

Website: orcanetwork.org/langley-whale-center

Hours: 

Thursday - Sunday: 11am - 4pm

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South Whidbey Historical Museum

Langley

Artifacts, vintage photos & stories of the island's past displayed in an old loggers' bunkhouse.

Address: 314 Second Street, Langley, WA 98260

Website: southwhidbeyhistory.org

Hours: 

Saturdays - Sunday: 1pm - 4pm

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Admiralty Head Lighthouse

near Coupeville

The Admiralty Head Light is a deactivated lighthouse near Coupeville, on the grounds of Fort Casey State Park. The restored lighthouse overlooks Admiralty Inlet and houses a museum and gift shop.

Address: 1280 Engle Rd, Coupeville, WA 98239

Website: washingtonlighthouses.org/lighthouse_ah

Hours: 

Noon - 4pm for following months:
MARCH - Saturday and Sunday
APRIL - Friday through Monday
MAY - Thursday through Monday
JUNE, JULY, AUGUST - 7 days a week
SEPTEMBER - Friday through Monday
OCTOBER - Saturday and Sunday
NOVEMBER - 25th, 26th, and 27th
DECEMBER - First three weekends plus Dec 27-30

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Fort Casey at Fort Casey State Park

near Coupeville

Active from 1901 to 1953, this former US military base has some of it's original cannons and guns in place along with interpretive signage explaining the fort. Now part of the state park system, visitors can explore the grounds and the interiors of the fortification. Gift shop at the park rangers office. Daily fee or Discover Pass required.
 

Address: 1280 Engle Rd, Coupeville, WA 98239

Website: parks.wa.gov/Fort-Casey

Hours: 

Daily: 8am - dusk

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Coupeville Wharf

Coupeville

The historic wharf, still in operation as a boat marina, contains some historic and wildlife displays inside. Gift shop, restaurant, and coffee shop inside too. 
 

Address: 24 Front St NW, Coupeville, WA 98239

Website: portoc.org/coupeville-wharf

Hours: 

Wharf outdoors open 24 hours

Inside hours 9am - 6pm (seasonl)

 

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Island County Historical Museum

Coupeville

History museum for Island County. Gift shop inside.
 

Address: 908 NW Alexander St, Coupeville, WA 98239

Website: islandhistory.org

Hours: 

Monday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm

Sunday: 11am - 4pm

 

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A-3 Skywarrior Whidbey Memorial

Oak Harbor

Static display of US Navy A-3 Skywarrior aircraft.
 

Address: Corner of Langley Blvd and Larkspur Cir, Oak Harbor 

                (just before the Langley Gate to the Naval Air Station.)

Website: a3skywarriorforwhidbey.org

Hours: 

Daily: 6am - 9pm

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PBY Memorial Foundation - Pacific Northwest Naval Air Museum

Oak Harbor

Heritage center exploring the local role in WWII military action with aircraft, photos & artifacts.  Includes a PBY seaplane on static display.

Address: 270 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Website: pnwnam.org

Hours: 

Wednesday - Saturday: 11am - 5pm

Sunday: 1pm - 5pm

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