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Plimoth Plantation

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Address: 137 Warren Ave, Plymouth, MA 02360
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+1 508-746-1622
09:00 - 17:00
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Plimoth Plantation, less than an hour south of Boston and minutes from Cape...

Plimoth Plantation, less than an hour south of Boston and minutes from Cape Cod, is a living museum dedicated to telling the history of Plymouth Colony from the perspective of both the Pilgrims and the Native Wampanoag people. The museum is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate that includes Mayflower II, a full-scale reproduction of the original ship that sailed to Plymouth in 1620. Visit our Craft Center and Plimoth Bread Company. Enjoy independent films at Plimoth Cinema.

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Not a tourist trap - History brought to life...

My husband and I were a bit curious as to whether this would be a "cheesy" tourist type trap, but it really isn't. Though the buildings aren't on the actual site (since the modern... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 January 2017
Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

My husband and I were a bit curious as to whether this would be a "cheesy" tourist type trap, but it really isn't. Though the buildings aren't on the actual site (since the modern day town grew up out of that original site); it isn't far from where it all began. The buildings show excellent attention to detail. The historical... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I enjoyed exploring this wonderful place during a vacation in July. I was amazed at how many buildings they have to visit. Inside you will find people dressed up and playing parts from that time period. They tell interesting stories and interact well with the visitors. There is a great view from the fort building at the top of the... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I was here over 20 years ago and had fond memories of this place. We really want to bring our 6-grade son here since he has just learned about Plymouth/Mayflower recently. We love all the characters and the stuff they do and talk about and the architecture and all the little details. The Wampanoag Homesite was really cool, with the... More 

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Athena, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

This is such a rich historical visit. Everyone we met was knowledgeable and kind, unexpectedly kind. I just wish we had had more time. In the village itself, especially, I could have spent hours listening to the first-person interpreters -- I had had no idea they could be so completely, authentically in character.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

You can't visit Plymouth and not see the plantation. It completely explains the history of the area, and from it's proper beginnings, not just from the arrival of the pilgrims.

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Schererville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

First, the Mayflower (which I understand is currently in drydock) is located far away from Plimoth Plantation), but it was still at Water Street when we visited. The docents mimic the times in speech and dress -- and, as I am sure you have heard -- do not profess to know anything of modern days. It was a lot of... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Mayflower II is presently (DEC 2016) in dry dock in Mystic Connecticut until Spring 2019 at the earliest. She will arrive in Plymouth in time for the 400th Anniversary of the Pilgrims' landing (2020). Plan accordingly. When Mayflower is tied up in Plymouth it is very educational to see how primitive life was in 1620, when coupled with visit to... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

If you are even remotely close to Plimoth Plantation, this is a must do! It was just my husband and I and we found it to be entertaining and educational. They have a lot for kids, but easily enjoyable for adults as well. I would recommend going in the morning (if you visit in the summer months). There are some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This village is a great way to experience what it was like to have lived in the past in Plymouth. There is a working farm and the people on site are dressed in the clothing of the time. They also speak in the dialect of the time period. A wonderful experience for all ages.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My husband, ten year old son and I went to the Plimoth Plantation in November. We really enjoyed ourselves and all of the actors stayed in character. They were also very knowledgeable on not only their character but the history. I loved every part of it and although I remember it being different when I was a kid I think... More 

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