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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543
+1 508-289-2252
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Fun and educational

Spent an hour in here learning all about the submarine Alvin and his role in the discovery of the... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2016
Boston, Massachusetts
via mobile
Great to see where scientific history has been made

Throughout my life I have heard about Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. It was nice to see it... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2016
Noreen M
Poughkeepsie, New York
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Internationally renowned marine biology research center.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543
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Reviewed October 29, 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 October 22, 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 October 19, 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 October 4, 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 October 3, 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 September 29, 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 September 19, 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
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Had a great tour of this facility and learned about the way research can be carried out in the depths of the sea. Interesting film and museum.

Thank vhorton42
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I've always wanted to see this place. Off season one can only see the visitor center which has a nice exhibit of the submersible Alvin finding the Titanic wreck. We also enjoyed the movie, dated as it was. It takes about an hour or less...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed September 6, 2016

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution visitor center is a small exhibit space over two levels. At the lower level you can start with a movie and learn about the Alvin deep sea submersible. Upstairs there are several interesting exhibits about the Titanic, the Discovery Channel...More

Thank Jeffrey D
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May 20, 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
December 23, 2015|
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