Directions and Parking

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From Boston and points north:

Take route 3 south; follow signs for Cape Cod. Cross the Sagamore Bridge, take the first exit off Route 6, and follow signs for Falmouth and Route 28. Travel south along the Cape Cod Canal until you reach the rotary at the base of the Bourne Bridge. Three-quarters of the way around the rotary, bear right and continue south on Route 28.

*At the second rotary on Route 28, travel halfway around, bearing right to continue south to the town of Falmouth. Bear right at the Gulf station onto Woods Hole Road.

From here, you drive all the way into the Village (about 4 miles), and park in one of 3 available  lots (see map).

Metered on street parking is strictly enforced including Saturdays.

From Providence and points west:

Take Route 195 east. then route 25 east, following signs for Cape Cod. Cross the Bourne Bridge, travel halfway around the rotary on the Cape side of the bridge, and follow signs to Route 28, Falmouth, and Woods Hole. Continue south on Route 28 and follow the directions provided above beginning with the second paragraph.*

Parking Lots

Public parking is limited in the village of Woods Hole, but there is parking space available at 3 WHOI locations. Additional parking is available at the School St. and Challenger Dr. lots. All of the locations are within walking distance of the Redfield Auditorium (see map).

All three lots are marked with blue signs bearing the WHOI initials in white.

Visitors who park in these three lots on the day of the Morss Colloquium will not be ticketed or towed. Please be aware, however, that WHOI does not provide security at these parking lots and shall not be liable for any loss or damage that may be incurred to visitors' property.

Metered on street parking is strictly enforced including Saturdays.


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Last updated October 31, 2006
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