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Fun way to spend an hour - tour of MBL

I had signed up in advance for one of their twice a day limited space tours. It starts in the... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2017
FancyNancyBoston
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Boston
It's great if you can get a tour with some history

It's always wonderful to be back and see the historic MBL. Things have changed yet stay the same... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2016
Donald S
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Cape May Beach
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Reviewed July 31, 2016

Spent the evening there on Friday. Saw the rare books on display. Saw two Nobel certificates, and held T.H. Morgan's Nobel medal, then attended the Friday evening lecture with my favourite novice scientist. What could be better. Oh yeah, stopped off at the Captain Kidd afterwards for appetizers. I recommend it wholeheartedly.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 30, 2016

It's always wonderful to be back and see the historic MBL. Things have changed yet stay the same. The setting is ideal. The MRC often gives tours. Stop by and ask. Just walking around the eel pond is fun for me.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed October 28, 2015

If you like science you would love it. If you don't like - after the visit you would start to be passionate about it. If you have kids - go there and let them enjoy meeting amazing marine creature and knowledgeable people-in-love with these charming world.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed October 26, 2015

The first US Fisheries agency was headquartered in Woods Hole. Its successor, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration still maintains a large presence in Woods Hole with it National Marine Fisheries Commission. In the 1880s, scientists from the US Fisheries formed a partner organization called the Marine Biological Laboratory. Affiliated with the University of Chicago, MBL has over 50 Nobel Laureates having been affiliated with it over its history.

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank NickersonFamily
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Reviewed October 2, 2015

Free on weekdays! If you are a hobbyist this is a must see. I enjoyed viewing so many of the adult specimens found off our waters.

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Israel G
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