Through engaging experiences with history, Plimoth Patuxet Museums explores the complex and interwoven stories of English and Indigenous cultures in the 17th century through immersive and experiential outdoor and indoor learning environments. Voted Best History Museum and the Best Historical Site in New England, Plimoth Patuxet includes a reconstructed 1627 Pilgrim Village, where costumed role-players portray the Plymouth colonists (the "Pilgrims") in their daily lives; the Historic Patuxet Homesite where guests learn about the Indigenous heritage of the Northeast from contemporary interpreters who discuss the 17th-century life-ways of a culture that continues to thrive today; Mayflower II, a full-scale reproduction of the tall ship that brought the Pilgrims to Plymouth in 1620, on view in downtown Plymouth; and the Plimoth Grist Mill - a reconstruction of the Plymouth Colonists' original 1636 mill on Town Brook takes a fascinating look at the mill's history and workings.
Located less than an hour's drive south of Boston, and 15 minutes north of Cape Cod, the Museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week.
Homeschool Adventure: Growing the Wampanoag Way
Join us as we celebrate Green Corn the Wampanoag Way! Homeschoolers and their families will learn about planting, harvesting, and...
Fri, Aug 19, 2022
Green Corn Festival
Visit the Historic Patuxet Homesite for our annual Green Corn Celebration marking the start of the corn harvest! There will...
Sat, Aug 20, 2022
"Corn More Precious Than Silver": The Plimoth Grist Mill and the Importance of Corn in Plymouth Colony
Join the Museum for a conversation packed with kernels of history, Plimoth Grist Mill, and the importance of corn in...
Thu, Aug 25, 2022
Homeschool Adventure: A Mariner's Life for Me
Discover what it was like to live and work at sea in the 1600s. You`ll need to work as...
Fri, Sep 9, 2022
Scout Day: All Hands on Deck at Mayflower II
Scouts will discover what it was like to live and work at sea in the 1600s. You`ll need to...
Sat, Sep 24, 2022