- Our list of the best things to do in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, features the top 227 nearby activities — including 101 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
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Travel with ease to Martha's Vineyard from Woods Hole via The Steamship Authority - Martha's Vineyard. Take the ferry on this seven-mile, 45-minute trip. Two ports of arrival include Vineyard Haven and Oak Bluffs.
Established in 1885, the Woods Hole Aquarium is the oldest marine aquarium in the country and features a variety of marine animals from the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic waters as well as informative exhibits about marine environment and species.
A public aquarium, Woods Hole Science Aquarium has 140 different species of aquatic animals on display, all from the northeast and middle Atlantic. The aquarium also hosts educational programs for students of different levels.
Affiliated with the University of Chicago, the Marine Biological Laboratory is an international facility dedicated to education and research in biology, ecology and biomedicine. Guided tours of the premises are available.
Brush up on the history of Woods Hole at Woods Hole Historical Museum. A scale model of Woods Hole in 1895 is a permanent exhibit. Paintings and photos help tell a story, and an audio tour is also available.