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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543
+1 508-289-2252
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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute is THE highest level research institute in the world for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
James T
Harwich, Massachusetts
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I must have missed something here. I am involved in turtle rescue in my resident state, so I was... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
wendy S
Madison, Mississippi
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Internationally renowned marine biology research center.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute is THE highest level research institute in the world for oceanographic activity. The submersible "Alvin" is based out of WHOI as well as numerous other deep water vehicles. Degrees all the way to PhD are issued and some of the finest...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I must have missed something here. I am involved in turtle rescue in my resident state, so I was excited about my visit to the OI. I saw a tired-looking mural, a small exhibit about the discovery of the Titanic, a study re: great white...More

Thank wendy S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

You may not have heard about the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. But you've probably heard about Robert Ballard. He's the marine researcher/explorer who led the expedition that discovered the location of the wreck of the RMS Titanic which sank off the coast of Newfoundland on...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This was amazing..learned a lot about the institute and how it works and what it does.there is also information on the titanic..a hidden treasure.

Thank Mickki64
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Lots to see here, especially about how they explored the wreck of the Titanic. Educational videos too.

Thank imlabombarde
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The OI is a small spot with some tours and good selection of clothing...buy something here for a Woods Hole trip vice just a Woods shirt, buy one with OI and give money to a cause. Best part of trip was just seeing the Atlantis...More

Thank B C
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

If you love science and this kind of stuff on your vacation, you'll love it! We managed to get on a tour of Alvin last minute which did not disappoint my 7, or 42 year old. The latter regrets not having become a scientists.

Thank T B
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This was a great tour. You get to see what oceanographers 'do' and visit their lab / see the ships they sail out of Falmouth. It takes an hour and reservation are required.

2  Thank Frank-in-MI
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Woods Hole is full of amazing places to visit, as well as being a beautiful natural area. Parking is limited, and I imagine might be difficult in the summer. There are many places to explore in a small area and this is definitely a good...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

While visiting friends they took me to Woods Hole which houses the Marine Biological Lab. I enjoyed strolling around and seeing a marine lab ship. The drawbridge is open for every boat coming through, no matter what size.

Thank mlbdrb
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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
23 December 2015|
Response from Katvr84 | Reviewed this property |