If I come to Woods Hole, can I see Alvin?


Although Alvin is operated by WHOI, the manned submersible is rarely in port here. Usually Alvin is at sea with the research vessel Atlantis, bringing researchers and scientists to the ocean depths.
» Find out where Alvin and Atlantis are now

At our Ocean Science Exhibit Center you can sit inside a full-scale model of the Alvin personnel sphere, look through its viewports to see footage from the sea floor, and learn more about how Alvin is built to withstand the pressures of the deep. Located at 15 School Street. Suggested donation: $2/person aged 10 and over; under 10, free. Small gift shop. Telephone (508) 289-2663 or 289-2252.