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Plimoth & Patuxet
Plimoth & Patuxet

Plimoth & Patuxet

star-4.5
356 Reviews
137 Warren Ave, Plymouth, Boston

The Basics

The Plimoth & Patuxet museum is spread out among three separate sites that all charge separate admission fees: Plimoth & Patuxet, the Mayflower II, and the Plimoth Grist Mill. At the main site, you’ll explore a working English village and meet with historical reenactors, following the Pilgrims’ journey from March through November 1627 and witnessing key moments in their lives during that year. You can also visit the Wampanoag Homesite, a recreation of 17th-century Wampanoag life featuring indigenous interpreters rather than role players.

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Recent reviews from experiences in Boston

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Like A Step Back In Time
Linda, Jul 2021
Boston to Plymouth Day-Trip with Plimoth Plantation, Mayflower II, Plymouth Rock
Kristen was a great tour guide! She was engaging and very personable! So many interesting unknown facts! It was a enjoyable day!
star-5
Awesome
Regina_L, Jul 2021
Plimoth Patuxet, Mayflower II or Plimoth Grist Mill Combo Admission Ticket
We enjoyed it very much. And the kids loved talking with the villagers. Would come back. Was a great experience
star-5
Kristin is a fantastic tour guide!!
Vanessa_C, Jun 2021
Boston to Plymouth Day-Trip with Plimoth Plantation, Mayflower II, Plymouth Rock
Kristin was the BEST tour guide and she was so knowledgeable about all the history of each area we visited. She made the day fun, exciting to get to the next stop and super friendly!! I had the best time. Thank you Kristin for making my day.
star-5
Very historic…
Hernandez, Jun 2021
Plimoth Patuxet, Mayflower II or Plimoth Grist Mill Combo Admission Ticket
Excellent place to visit, very historic. Had a chance to visit the Mayflower as well. We leaned a lot of facts visiting both places.
star-5
Really great
Mary_J, Jun 2021
Private Boston to Plymouth Tour with Plimoth Plantation and Mayflower Admission
Wonderful day, Kristin was amazing. We were able to see everything we wanted to see. Great communication.
star-5
Fun and educational.
Anthony_L, Jun 2021
Boston to Plymouth Day-Trip with Plimoth Plantation, Mayflower II, Plymouth Rock
The tour guide was extremely personable, while knowledgeable about the history of the area. We took the tour 3 years ago and this guide showed much more of the area than before.
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Excellent
Evelyn_H, Jun 2021
Boston to Plymouth Day-Trip with Plimoth Plantation, Mayflower II, Plymouth Rock
The tour guide was excellent we got so much more out of the trip than expected 🥰🥰🥰🥰. He had so much knowledge of the area. We hot to see John Adams house and stopped to take pictures and we saw an old fort and stopped to take pictures there too.
star-5
Terrific!
Lucinda, Nov 2020
Plimoth Patuxet, Mayflower II or Plimoth Grist Mill Combo Admission Ticket
We loved everything! The Grist Mill was fascinating and the Mayflower was just wonderful. We thought that Plimoth Plantation did really well considering Covid.
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Mom
Debora, May 2021
Boston to Plymouth Day-Trip with Plimoth Plantation, Mayflower II, Plymouth Rock
Our guide made our day! She took time to show us site not on the schedule. Beautiful weather and memorable family experience.
star-5
Loved it!
Mike_E, Sep 2020
Plimoth Patuxet, Mayflower II or Plimoth Grist Mill Combo Admission Ticket
We loved our experience there. The actors provided historic context and content. The Mayflower was exceptional. Want to return when the COVID is no longer an issue to see it all.
star-5
Great tour
Harry_G, May 2021
Boston to Plymouth Day-Trip with Plimoth Plantation, Mayflower II, Plymouth Rock
Kristin was a great guide. We really enjoyed the tour. Due to the day of the week we got a guided tour at the plantation and it was very informative
star-5
Worth the trip
Mg1138, Oct 2020
Plimoth Patuxet, Mayflower II or Plimoth Grist Mill Combo Admission Ticket
Great place. The Plantation was a great experience and The Mayflower was amazing with a great crew telling you the story.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Save money by purchasing your pass in advance—and save even more by bundling it with other area attractions

  • There are three museum shops, as well as the on-site Patuxet Cafe.

  • Plan to spend about two to three hours exploring this attraction.

  • If you plan to bring a stroller, jogging strollers work best on the terrain.

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How to Get There

From Boston, take Route 93 South to Route 3 South. Take exit 4 (Plimoth Plantation Highway) off Route 3. Continue on Plimoth Plantation Highway for 1 mile (1.6 kilometer) and take the exit for the museum. Free parking is available on-site. You can also take the Plymouth & Brockton Commuter Bus, which stops at exit 5 Visitor Center.

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When to Get There

Plimoth & Patuxet is open from mid-March through November, and there are regular seasonal programs, such as corn planting and harvesting. The attraction tends to be more crowded in summer and fall; spring is ideal if you want to avoid the crowds. From May to June and October to November, school groups frequently visit; if you visit during these months, plan to start to later in the afternoon.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

At the Plymouth Waterfront, home of the Mayflower II, you’ll find “Should I Stay or Should I Go?,” an interactive exhibit that challenges kids and adults alike to play the role of a Pilgrim journeying across the Atlantic Ocean in 1620. You’ll be encouraged to think through the decisions the original colonists faced when considering whether to trek to a new land.

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