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Address: 42 Summer St, Plymouth, MA 02360-3456
Phone Number: +1 508-747-1240
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Built in 1640, this is Plymouth's oldest house.

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Looking for a unique gift, this is the place! Charming old home with good selection of jewelry and other items. And they gift wrap it for you...beautifully done!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
E8943TYdeborahb
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Plymouth, Massachusetts

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stopped in here because it is the oldest house in Plymouth still standing. There is a cute gift shop inside with neat jewelry and hand blown glass and other artisan pieces. For a few dollars you can go into the unrestored part of the house and look at the home as it would have been furnished in the 17th... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Looking for a unique gift, this is the place! Charming old home with good selection of jewelry and other items. And they gift wrap it for you...beautifully done!

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Thank E8943TYdeborahb
Neston, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Dropped in to have a look at the gift shop and ended up chatting to the proprietors for quite a while. Lots of nice nic-nacs and a mini museum of Plymouth's oldest house next door. All very interesting. Well worth a few minutes of your time.

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Flagstaff
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I was surprised that all of the buildings from 1620's were no longer standing. I believe this home was built in 1640 and was told it is the oldest building left standing. You can only look at the bottom floor which is just an entry and living room. You can't go onto the 2nd floor for safety issues. It was... More 

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Thank Cheryl A
Adamstown, Maryland
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We were in town to see the Plimouth plantation and couldn't resist stopping by the oldest surviving house in Plymouth. There's not too much to it, but frankly, the age of the house alone captured my attention. We probably only spent 20 minutes walking through the house and the gift shop next door. You have to go into the gift... More 

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Thank djm006
Macomb, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped by to see the shop. Once you walk in you can see the actual inside of the house, including the stairs and table setting. Nice free brief history!

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Thank poukala
Ancaster
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

The staff is very knowledgeable about this property and history that surrounds it. You can tour the small house that has been painstakingly restored to the pilgrim period. There is a pottery store attached with great pieces to purchase. Adult attraction, not wheelchair friendly.

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Thank Lynne W
Falmouth, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

This oldest house in Plymouth devotes half its site to an active gift shop featuring handicrafts from artisans from around the area and the beyond. The shop is definately worth your time - many unique items. The "oldest house" part is really only one room -- but it's interesting, but you won't take long to see it, or learn a... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Attached to a upscale gift shoppe, this was an accidental find for us. We were searching for authenticity and it did not disappoint us! Worth the time and free!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

If you want to treat yourself or friends at home then this is the ideal place to go. Beautiful individual handcrafted jewellery, glassware and pottery, all made in the USA, displayed in a delightful setting with the museum next door. Highly recommended.

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