The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
The J. Erik Jonsson Conference Center
J. Erik Jonsson Center

Jonsson Center: Accommodations and Amenities

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Woods Hole is a resort area and prices for housing accommodations fluctuate according to season. Arrangements for housing should be made well in advance of arrival. There are a number of Hotels, Motels and Bed and Breakfasts in the Falmouth and Woods Hole area that can provide comfortable accommodations for those attending meetings at the Center.

If you are making arrangements for an Academy meeting at the Center, please consult the Travel Website for approved properties.

Beach and Swimming
Participants may swim during the day from the Center's dock. Local public beaches are close by and offer beautiful views and sandy swim areas which include Nobska Beach and Nobska Light House, Stoney Beach, and The Knob- Quissett Harbor beach.

Other forms of recreation in the area include biking on the Shining Sea Bikeway, boating, fishing, hiking, jogging, golf, tennis, water sports, and sightseeing. The Steamship Authority ferries to Martha’s Vineyard are minutes away from the Center and the trip is a relaxing 45 minutes. Please inquire for more information on recreational activities during your stay.

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Jonsson Center : 314 Quissett Avenue : Woods Hole, MA 02543 : 508-548-3760