The Woods Hole Science Aquarium (WHSA) is open 12 months a year and is one of the glittering jewels of this world renowned village. The aquarium, established in 1885 and the oldest marine aquarium in the country is operated by NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service and is one of myriad marine research facilities known and respected worldwide. It is a must see attraction for visitors to Cape Cod. The WHSA offers a unique experience for the over 80,000 adults and children who visit the aquarium annually, allowing a behind the scenes experience where the 140 species of marine animals can […]
Winter sunsets in Woods Hole are especially dramatic. But after a long, cold, snowy winter Woods Hole is no different than any other New England community in looking forward to spring. At the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Ocean Science Exhibit Center, we’re getting ready to open for the season on Monday, April 21. So if your looking for something to do on school vacation week or have always been interested in ocean science we invite you to stop by.
The village of Woods Hole is home for Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) but that does not mean the science stays on the east coast. Researchers at WHOI have been assessing radioactivity released into the ocean from the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power facility. Learn more about radiation in the ocean and how the WHOI citizen science campaign aims to collect and analyze ocean samples to monitor radiation from Fukushima. » Visit website
Probably the biggest question everyone asked me when the restaurant is closed and winter sets in – is”what do you do”. Well – we do take a vacation for sure. But as the cleanup from a busy year comes to a halt we get into construction and fixing mode. Still the mail keeps coming and the office is warm we start to reorganize for the upcoming year. This winter the Quick’s whole tavern, the new Soft as a Grape store, the Capt. Kidd restaurant, and the Landfall restaurant have been busy improving their buildings with Carpenters working hard through snowstorms […]