Woods Hole enjoys a long-standing heritage in science, evident in the Marine Biological Lab and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. Nearby Nobska Lighthouse and the bio-rich shoreline are satisfying places for curious minds to explore.
“But science also begets art. The Geo-strophic String Quartet, led by a former WHOI researcher, has played concerts at the village historical museum. Local ceramic artist Joan Lederman creates glazes from sediments collected on the ocean floor. The public radio station WCAI broadcasts “One Species at a Time” from a 19th-century captain’s house on Water Street. The Woods Hole Film Festival, now in its 23rd season, is planning a “Bringing Science to the Screen” program. Even at Pie in the Sky, a well-loved village coffee shop with every genus of bakery items, I sat in front of a display on the science of coffee roasting, wondering whether the man at the counter ordering a latte has been awarded a Nobel Prize yet.” – Sean Nielsen
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If your travels bring you to Woods Hole, we would love the opportunity to share our knowledge of the area with you. We invite you explore our Woods Hole Passage Bed and Breakfast.
Our personal favorites:
- Walk out to The Knob at Quissett Harbor for beautiful views, swimming, and playing on one of the public Beaches.
- Visiting inside the space-aged submersible that was used to discover the Titanic wreckage and learning about ocean ecology at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
- Explore the touch tanks and view seals with a FREE visit to the Woods Hole Science Aquarium.
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BuzzFeed says Falmouth, MA is one of the 24 small New England towns you need to visit. Located on New England’s Cape Cod, Falmouth is one of the largest towns on this list because it’s comprised of various villages. One of those villages, Woods Hole, is home to our B&B as well as numerous marine science institutions that do research in the area. Falmouth is located on the lower part of the Cape, which gives the visitor a whole different Cape experience that isn’t to be missed.
Falmouth is also an extremely family friendly town with lots of events and things to do centered around family vacations. Woods Hole Passage B&B in Woods Hole is the ideal location for families traveling to the Cape, as it is centered around being a family friendly Cape Cod travel destination.
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