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Address: 77 Water Street, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA
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Good but awful parking

Fun for families. Fish Monger restaurant and Fusion have good views. Parking issus is so bad that visitors frequently have to turn around and leave.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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English first
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My grandpa once said 'only drawbridge is the real bridge.' This small drawbridge reminds me my grandpa. Every time I stopped my car or paused my jogging, you look into the scenary bay for the boat that stops the traffic, you carried out conversation with the people who stuck with you, you know a little more about the people and... More 

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Natick, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

While walking the streets of Woods Hole we were slightly detained by a drawbridge which was letting a sail boat pass underneath. Great time to just sit and watch the operation of the bridge. Cool sight!

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Portland, Maine
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

It is interesting to see the bridge opened up to let boat traffic through. It is not an attraction by itself.

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Lancaster,Pa
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70 reviews 70 reviews
24 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Quaint little drawbridge right in the middle of town opens often for various boats. Stops all traffic for a short while, and its fun to watch the bridge go up, the boats go through, and the bridge close again ! If you are walking, you get a nice close-up view.

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Houston, Texas
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26 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I'm not sure that this is really an"attraction." We saw the drawbridge raise and lower while driving through town. It was fun to see while waiting in the car. I don't think I would make a special trip.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It's a bridge. You only need to see it once, if at all. Kids love this thing. Be aware of its ups and downs when driving through Woods Hole.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Postcard view of small harbor surrounded by beautiful New England homes. The drawbridge it's just a good vantage point.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is always fun to see and you can see, the boat coming through are a treat to see too...........just fun

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Norwood, Massachusetts
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92 reviews 92 reviews
16 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

To me the Drawbridge isn't something that makes me want to go to Wood's Hole. I like Wood's Hole for many other reasons. The Sea Lions and aquarium, restaurants, scenery, shops, etc. Its not a bad thing but usually it is down and I wouldn't waste time just standing around hoping a boat tries to go through it. I mean... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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30 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Fun for families. Fish Monger restaurant and Fusion have good views. Parking issus is so bad that visitors frequently have to turn around and leave.

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Address: Address: 77 Water Street, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Falmouth  >  Woods Hole

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