Things to do at WHOI


"Know your Ocean" Science Chats

Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m.
During July and August, enjoy weekly lectures from WHOI scientists, technicians, and students about what they do and why knowledge about the ocean matters. Lectures are held in the Ocean Science Discovery Center Auditorium. Admission is free and reservations are not necessary.

Ocean Science Discovery Center

Visitors to WHOI's Discovery Center will learn about the Institution's ocean science research and the vessels and tools developed by WHOI engineers and scientists for use in that research.

Summer Walking Tours

Monday-Friday, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
In July and August, knowledgeable WHOI volunteers guide visitors on free walking tours through the WHOI dock area and other restricted village facilities. Reservations are required.

Splash Lab

Wednesdays and Thursdays • 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Hands-on activities for kids and fun for kids of all ages. No reservations necessary.

Peanut Butter Club

Fridays at noon
WHOI sponsors a free talk or video on a topical subject each Friday in Redfield Auditorium.

Gift Shop

You can find WHOI clothing, books, and gift items at WHOI's online gift shop.