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Cape Cod Sights

Marine Biological Laboratory–Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Library

Updated 12/23/2013

Fodor's Review

With more than 5,000 scientific journals in 40 languages, this is one of the world's best collections of biological, ecological, and oceanographic literature. The Rare Books Room contains photographs, monographs, and prints, as well as journal collections that date from 1665.

Unless you are a scientific researcher, the only way you can get in to see the library is by taking the hour-long tours. Led by retired scientists, the tours include an introductory slide show

as well as stops at the library and the marine resources center. Reservations are required.

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Sight Information

Address:

7 Marine Biological Laboratory St., off Water St., Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 02540, USA

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Phone:

508-289–7423

Website: www.mbl.edu

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Tours June–Aug., weekdays at 1 and 2

Updated 12/23/2013

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