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Things to do in Woods Hole

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Ranked #1 of 10 attractions in Woods Hole
Category: Lighthouses
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Ranked #2 of 10 attractions in Woods Hole
Category: Ferries/ Boats
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Ranked #3 of 10 attractions in Woods Hole
Category: Tours
Owner description: This research vessel's educational cruises offer hands-on lessons in marine life. Spend an hour and a half on the water... more » Owner description: This research vessel's educational cruises offer hands-on lessons in marine life. Spend an hour and a half on the water enjoying the beautiful views and learning about our most important resource. You are the scientists as we gather water samples, perform tests, pull a lobster pots and learn about the amazing creatures right here in our waters. « less
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Ranked #4 of 10 attractions in Woods Hole
Category: Aquariums
This aquarium offers visitors the chance to watch the seals being fed.
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Ranked #5 of 10 attractions in Woods Hole

A trip to The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (established 1930) is definitely worth the trouble. You can start by signing up for the free tour of the WHOI (pronounced Hooey... more »

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Ranked #6 of 10 attractions in Woods Hole
Category: Bridges
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Ranked #7 of 10 attractions in Woods Hole
Category: Aquariums
Owner description: Founded in 1888, the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) is dedicated to scientific discovery and improving the human... more » Owner description: Founded in 1888, the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) is dedicated to scientific discovery and improving the human condition through research and education in biology, biomedicine, and environmental science. Learn more about the Marine Biological Laboratory by visiting the newly renovated Pierce Exhibit Center at 100 Water Street open from April - October. The Center is named in memory of Robert W. Pierce, a former Trustee of the Laboratory who enjoyed sharing the MBL story with his many friends and colleagues. Public tours are available from late June - Labor Day Monday through Friday at 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM. Reservations are suggested and can be made by calling our tour reservation line which can be found on our website under the PUBLIC link. Off-season tours (September - early June) for school groups or other large types of groups are available. Reservations are required. Please call for more information. « less
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Ranked #8 of 10 attractions in Woods Hole
Category: Aquariums

Established in 1885, the Woods Hole Science Aquarium is the oldest aquarium in the country.  Established for public education and scientific research, the aquarium is owned by the... more »

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Ranked #9 of 10 attractions in Woods Hole
Category: Museums
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Ranked #10 of 10 attractions in Woods Hole
Owner description: The seasonal Buzzards Bay Discovery Center in the heart of Woods Hole village is stocked with interactive exhibits that... more » Owner description: The seasonal Buzzards Bay Discovery Center in the heart of Woods Hole village is stocked with interactive exhibits that excite adults and children alike. Get up close and personal with sea stars, hermit crabs, whelks and bay scallops in our touch tank. Visit us this summer! « less
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