Galleries, New England, With Kids A Family Afternoon in Woods Hole Posted on August 18, 2018August 21, 2018Author Slowlanefrance on a gray day, when the beach isn’t all that inviting drive down to the Woods Hole Science Aquarium, just a half hour over the Bourne Bridge It’s free, hands on and great for families. And when you’re done, visit the octopus at the Marine Biological Laboratory up the street. Leave time to enjoy the town, too. Its filled with flowers, charm history, good food and other signs of the scientific, seafaring life. It’s worth the visit.