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Buzzards Bay Discovery Center

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Fun touch tank with helpful instruction

This is a small center with a nice touch tank staffed by a knowledgeable guide who gave us great... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
New York City, New York
Excellent staff, good for young children

This place is not very big. There are only few live small marine animals. The larger animals (e.g... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Kinho C
Oneonta, New York
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4 Aug 2017
“Fun touch tank with helpful instruction”
23 Aug 2016
“Excellent staff, good for young children”
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...more
21 Luscombe Ave, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543-1013
+1 508-540-6222
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is a small center with a nice touch tank staffed by a knowledgeable guide who gave us great information on the animals we were exploring. My kids enjoyed it.

Thank lkick
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This place is not very big. There are only few live small marine animals. The larger animals (e.g., seals) are in a different part of the building where visitors are not allowed. The staff did an excellent job showing and explaining the live video feeds....More

Thank Kinho C
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Great spot to stop with kids. I took my 7 year old who loved it. They operate on donations not an entry fee and they are donation worthy. There is a large touch tank that kids can pick what they want to handle. My daughter...More

Thank Sue A
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Enjoyed this once we found it - it is sort of hidden. This weekend, the musicians were out and so we could get a lot of help.

Thank PHstarman
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We stopped in one Sunday morning and the kids had a lovely time playing with the things in the touch tank. We also hit story time so they listened to a book and did a craft. A very nice surprise to stumble across.

Thank kturner008
Reviewed 15 August 2015

The docent was amazingly patient with my inquisitive children as they explored the touch tank. Even though there was not much to see, my children were glad we stopped.

Thank dnumme
Reviewed 22 July 2014

I had an entire conversation about Fiddler crabs. Well, you would know what I'm talking about if you went to Buzzards Bay in Woods Hole, Falmouth. I met a passionate grad student who was able to answer my questions and really seems to enjoy the...More

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