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Plimoth & Patuxet

Plimoth & Patuxet, formerly Plimoth Plantation, is a living history museum that attempts to portray the first colony of English settlers to arrive in the New World in the 1600s. You’ll meet historical reenactors who speak and dress the way the Pilgrims did as you explore the faithful recreation of a chapter in American history at a Smithsonian-affiliated museum.More

Mayflower II

The story of America’s first settlers comes to life on a visit to the iconic Mayflower II. Travelers can venture aboard a life-size replica of the famous ship and interact with costumed characters who describe what life was like on the high seas.Visitors can learn about early navigation techniques and explore exhibits that highlight the lives of the ship’s first passengers. Experts will share stories about ancestors and crew while still leaving plenty of time to comb through artifacts and photos, too. And perhaps most impressive of all, the Mayflower II provides travelers with the chance to see just what it was like aboard what is arguably the world’s most famous ship.This iconic boat is the perfect way to bring history to life and an ideal stop for families with children on a journey through New England. Whether it’s visiting the ship on its own, or combining a tour with the Plimoth Plantation and the Living Museum, a stop at the Mayflower II is bound to be a memorable part of any American history-themed vacation.Please note: the Mayflower II is currently undergoing renovations. It is scheduled to sail to Boston in mid-May, then back to Plymouth on May 21, where it will reside permanently.More

Plimoth Grist Mill

Journey back to the time of America’s original settlers with a visit to Massachusetts' historic Plimoth Grist Mill. This working mill was built some 200 years ago, and still operates today, offering visitors a hands-on history lesson perfect for families and kids. Take a tour to learn how the water-powered mill was constructed and the process by which it turns ground local corn into delicious meal. The onsite gallery’s interactive exhibits feature knot tying and corn grinding with mortar and pestle for anyone ready to get their hands down and dirty.While this historic mill is worth a stop all its own, combo tickets that include the nearby Mayflower II and Plimoth Plantation round out the New England experience.More

Burial Hill

Centuries-old Burial Hill in Plymouth dates back to the 1620s, when it was part of the original village erected here by the Pilgrims. Visitors can stroll tree-lined pathways to admire some of the oldest gravestones in the United States, see resting places of statesmen and Mayflower passengers, and enjoy hilltop views of Plymouth Harbor.More

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Plimoth Patuxet Museums

Plimoth Patuxet Museums

Plymouth Night Tour
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Day Tour of Plymouth and the Seacoast from Boston
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