If your idea of ocean research is looking for shells at low tide, you’re in for a revelation at this facility that details some of the scientific breakthroughs of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Kids will love listening to recordings of marine mammals and climbing into a full-size model of the submersible Alvin. Free. BEST OCEAN EXHIBITS.
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