Dive into ocean discovery at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Explore our historic seaside village campus that is home to the world's largest community of ocean scientists and engineers. Take a walking tour, visit our discovery center, browse the gift shop, and check out our events.
You could also consider supporting WHOI with a gift or by making a purchase on SHOP WHOI. All proceeds go to ocean science!
Visitor Center & Store
Open Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Get started here. We offer tours, maps of Woods Hole Village, information about research at WHOI, and up-to-date schedules of lectures and events.
Discovery Center & Store
Re-Opening May 1, 2023 for the 2023 season
Immerse yourself in the research that happens here through interactive video, sound, and scale models of our ocean exploration vessels. Visit our gift shop or shop online.
Check Back Soon for Our Summer 2023 Schedule
Ask a Scientist/Engineer
Get your questions answered by ocean science and engineering experts.
Woods Hole Science Stroll
This annual celebration of world-class ocean science in a tiny corner of Cape Cod returns on August 12, 2023