Welcome

The Woods Hole Historical Museum is a lively small museum with changing exhibits and diverse programs appealing to people with wide interests.

Founded as an adjunct to the Woods Hole Library “to establish and preserve a collection of objects and materials of cultural, historical, and artistic value, it has grown to a campus of several buildings housing exhibit, workshop, and archival space, as well as becoming an active publisher of works of local and historical interest.

In the Galleries This Summer

In Gallery 1: Science Connection: Woods Hole and Japan, an exhibit about Japan and its scientific connection with our local Woods Hole scientists.
In Gallery 2: Historic Cod Fishing, an exhibit about commercial fishing on Cape Cod.
The Galleries are open 10 AM to 4 PM Tuesdays through Saturdays beginning June 18. For more information, click here.

Long Point Skiff For Sale

LongPointSkiffThe Boat Shop crew at the Woods Hole Historical Museum has finished the “Long Point Skiff”, the largest boat they’ve ever built. It is a gorgeous boat with a center console, a covered forward deck, side decks, mahogany coaming, a removable helm thwart and foam floatation cells fore and aft. The boat is now offered for sale on Craig’s List. For a more complete description, more photos, and information about purchase, click here.

Rambler Roses of Woods Hole

Join Rosarian Gretchen Ward Warren on a walking tour of Walsh Rambler Roses growing around Woods Hole. The walk will be at 10:30 on June 30. It will take about an hour and a half and cover about 1.5 miles. For more information click here.

Seeking Donations for Biennial Auction & Tag Sale

The Woods Hole Historical Museum is planning for one of its major fundraisers, the Biennial Auction & Tag Sale and we need your donations. The event is scheduled for Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17, on the museum’s grounds at 579 Woods Hole Road in Woods Hole. To donate, contact the museum at 508-548-7270 or email the auction committee at whhmmedia@gmail.com. For more information click here.

Woods Hole Family Boat Building

Family Boat Building will run from July 25-28, Monday through Thursday, 8 AM to 1 PM. Over the course of those four days, participants will build their own 10’ skiff under a tent on the Museum’s lawn at 579 Woods Hole Road in Woods Hole. For more info, click here.

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