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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543
+1 508-289-2252
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An institution to support

Be sure to stop in the Oceanographic Institute's shop and information on the Main Street. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
New Hampshire
World Class Oceanographic Institution

Woods Hole Oceanographic is famous for its contributions to the world body of oceanographic... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
Jerry B
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Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Be sure to stop in the Oceanographic Institute's shop and information on the Main Street. The Institute is the heart of Woods Hole.

Thank BarryandGret
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Woods Hole Oceanographic is famous for its contributions to the world body of oceanographic knowledge, and its cutting edge exploration technology. Before visiting, it may be wise to see if there are any special tours or exhibits. Summer is generally the best time to go,...More

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is one of the top Oceanographic Research places in the world. staffed by fantastic scientists and with amazing gear. It's not really a tourist attraction, though.

Thank gdude
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Spent an hour in here learning all about the submarine Alvin and his role in the discovery of the Titanic. There were also some great educational displays about marine mammal echolcation and shark research.

1  Thank stephanie_sandiego1
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Throughout my life I have heard about Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. It was nice to see it and the campus.

Thank Noreen M
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Nice little place to visit in woods hole kids will love it. Woods hole is a cute little place to visit

Thank Kimberlee L
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Location holds an exceptional oceanside graduate school for study of the sea and the biological and physical sciences related to it. Reminded me of CalTech in its emphasis on graduate study and the observable numbers of visiting fellows from around the world. A good place...More

1  Thank GEDLosAngeles_CA
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Lots of info on the discovery of the wreck of the Titanic. Learn about WHOI's research and their various vessels.

Thank JTrecker
Reviewed 29 September 2016

the oceanographic institution is a mind opening view. the first thing i learned is that it is run by the dept of the navy. second, it does a plethora of investigations in oceans worldwide. all of which are just amazing. until you go here you...More

Thank jsnyc3
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Note the review does not include the aquariums which were closed at the time of our visit. I have to say this was a let down. There is an info office which was a little pointless then across the street there was a visitors center....More

1  Thank everyones-a-critic
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I was told one of the museums in woods hole, was home to captain Ballard, I believe his name was. First is that true, if so which museum is the correct one. I want to make sure I see the right one. Thanks
21 May 2016|
Response from Mrs B | Reviewed this property |
Hello Bassguy19: I believe Capt. Ballard is the director of the Centre for Marine Exploration at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. I would suggest contacting them with all your questions.
Judy J
What is your phone number? When I call the number listed it says it is out of service???
23 December 2015|
Response from Katvr84 | Reviewed this property |