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Woods Hole Drawbridge

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Address: 77 Water St, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543-1025
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An inconvience but a nice site

While driving around Falmuth/Woods Hole, we were the first car stopped by the bridge when it opened up. I had never seen a bridge do this so it was a nice sight to see during our... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Casey1919
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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While driving around Falmuth/Woods Hole, we were the first car stopped by the bridge when it opened up. I had never seen a bridge do this so it was a nice sight to see during our visit. An interesting sight to see!

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Neston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Whilst driving around looking for a long term car park (failed btw) we had to stop whilst the drawbridge was raised. Expecting a large boat, imagine our surprise when it turned out to be a two man boat with a large mast! If I had that boat I would be going backwards and forwards several times a day just for... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

only saw it once. just an old fashion drawbridge. actually works on a timetable. not sure but might work on tides. did not check as we only saw it once, by chance. it was pretty cool. not sure you cna plan it unless your there for a day or longer in woods hole. they due have a weekly schedule.

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boston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

You'll love to watch this open up for the large sailboats to come in or to start their journey out to sea. Make sure to be standing on the sidewalk as it comes down..... you'll definitely feel it. Kids love to just sit and watch it, and want to come back over and over.....

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Boston, MA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We saw it down and we saw it raised. It is pretty small as these things go. There are more picturesque and impressive ones in Peggy's Cove or Mystic.

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Mannheim, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Drawbridge in the middle of town. Gate are closed by hand. Quite exciting to watch. Wait not too long.

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Thank Matilda F
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

That's what draw bridges do! LoL. Kind of surprised to see this in here as an attraction, because it really isn't. Not much to see. The bridge guess up & down a couple of dozen times a day! Gratefully it works.

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Spent a couple hours walking around Woods Hole one rainy morning. The stores, the drawbridge, the little park..just perfect. Quaint little coastal town.

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New York, New York, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

A draw bridge in Woods Hole, Main Street The bridge goes up when a sailboat travels thru and that's it . It goes down when the boat passes. If you enjoy seeing the bridge go up and then down, this is for you. Otherwise not much to report or see. Exciting the first time maybe for kids.Some grown ups panic... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

As a pedestrian, I was lucky enough to be on the street when the bridge went up. I'm sure if I were driving or in a hurry I would not have appreciated this event, but as I had time, it was enjoyable to watch.

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