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Plymouth Rock

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Located in Pilgrim Memorial State Park on the shore of Plymouth Harbor, this simple glacial erratic boulder has become a world-famous symbol representing something different to each person who looks at it. Although no historical evidence exists to...more
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Plymouth, MA
+1 508-747-5360
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Reviewed yesterday

Located downtown on the water, Plymouth Rock is a great historical attraction to visit but it's really just a rock. There were several guides leading groups around it so it was hard to get close. I actually thought there would be more too it given...More

Thank quiet_wave
Reviewed 2 days ago

The rock is nothing special to look at, but hang around for the Ranger's talk. He was very knowledgeable and interesting. Nice view of the Harbor from here

Thank TonyTTA
Reviewed 3 days ago

Have heard about the rock all my life and it was wonderful to see it. Looking out to sea you can only wonder how much courage the pilgrims had to leave their homes and come start fresh in a wild unsettled land. Your Thanksgiving holiday...More

Thank Jerry T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The rock is in an open area. Easy walking distance downtown. The ranger at the rock was knowledgeable. You will not spend too much time here since it is just the rock.

Thank Ddziejma
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very touristy , Plymouth is pleasant enough and the rock underwelding but it's what it represent. Mayflower absent due to renovations

Thank magicmagic1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bus loads of tourists scuffling and pushing to look at a piece of rock under a bizarre Grecian structure. Some graffiti adorning the Grecian structure itself which is pretty shocking.a Highly unlikely that it is the actual original landing point anyway. It doesn't ad d...More

Thank Gill68
Reviewed 1 week ago

You need to learn the early history of the pilgrims to appreciate their escape from England, there sacrifices, early deaths and a beginning to life in America.

Thank Candy20010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Totally underwhelmed with today’s visit. Basically a rock with 1620 carved into it, stuck under a strange column covering that is very out of place in New England They had a park ranger there who happily told us that the whole thing probably is hogwash...More

1  Thank Peter996
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a rock surrounded by a fairly impressive structure to mark the spot where the Pilgrims first landed in America. I understand that the rock was a lot larger in the past but tourist in the past have chipped bits off as souvenirs. It is...More

Thank 925KitC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok it is a rock, but it symbolizes so much. You have to take a few minutes to see it and imagine what it must have been like to step foot on this new world.

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May 12, 2018|
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Response from Andres72423 | Reviewed this property |
Too big to carry.
Lisa B
November 18, 2017|
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Response from kristen d | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was built in 1920 for the 300th Anniversary.