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Living history museums.

Plimoth Plantation
Warren Avenue, Rte. 3A Plymouth 508-746-1622, Ext.8367
Living history museum of 17th-century Plymouth Colony. Includes Mayflower II, 1627 English Village, Wampanoag (Native American) Homesite, Craft Center, Nye Barn, Visitor Center, indoor exhibits, museum shops, group tour menu and function facilities. A Smithsonian affiliated museum. Touring Time: 2-3 hours.
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Mayflower II
State Pier, Water Street, Plymouth 508-746-1622, Ext. 8367
A full-scale reproduction of the type of ship that brought the first colonists to Plymouth. Moored near Plymouth Rock, costumed interpreters and museum guides tell the story of the 1620 voyage and the history of the reproduction built in 1957. Celebrating 50 years of history in 2007. Touring Time: 1 hour
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Jenney Grist Mill
6 Spring Lane, Plymouth 508-747-4544
Just up the scenic path from Brewster Gardens follow Town Brook to Jenney Grist Mill. Located on the historic site of the original mill built in 1636 by Pilgrim John Jenney. Meet our miller inside this living history museum or join us on a walking tour of the historic district. Just a step away from the Town Brook Nature Trail, to see ducks, turtles, swans, fish and many varities of plants.
Touring Time: ½ hour for guided tour - 1 hour for walking tour
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Historic homes

Jabez Howland House c.1667
33 Sandwich Street, Plymouth 508-746-9590 (Out of Season 508-866-4981)
The Jabez Howland House is the only existing house in Plymouth where Pilgrims actually lived. The original 17th-century, two-story timber framed house consisted of the porch, hall and hall chamber. Touring Time: ½ hour
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Mayflower Society House
4 Winslow Street, Plymouth 508-746-2590
Built in 1754 by Edward Winslow, descendant of Pilgrim Edward Winslow, third Governor of Plymouth Colony. Includes formal gardens, nine rooms with 3 centuries of authentic furnishings. Touring Time: 1 hour

Sparrow House c.1640
42 Summer Street, Plymouth 508-747-1240
The oldest house in Plymouth open to the public. Today, reproduction and contemporary pottery is made on the premises. Area includes Jenney Grist Mill and Jenney Pond, shops and Town Brook pathway connecting to Plymouth’s waterfront. Touring Time: ½ hour
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Spooner House c.1749
27 North Street, Plymouth 508-746-0012
Visit the cozy 18th-century home of the Spooner family a few steps from Plymouth Rock in the heart of downtown Plymouth. Learn how one family adapted to changing times over 5 generations. Open Thursday and Friday 2 P.M. to 6 P.M. Saturdays 9 A.M. TO noon June 15th through October 7th. Touring Time: ½ hour For more information about the Spooner House click here


Museums

Pilgrim Hall Museum
75 Court Street, Rte. 3A, Plymouth 508.746.1620
Pilgrim Hall is the nation’s oldest public museum. Displays include the most complete collection of authentic Pilgrim possessions with original furniture and a rare example of 17th-century shipbuilding. Touring Time: 1hour
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Plymouth Cordage Historical Society Museum
Mill #1, Tower Building Court Street, Plymouth 508.746.7707
Mysterious tools…a gaggle of pressure gauges… ID pins worn by Cordage workers… visit the site where rope was made from 1824 to 1970. Open weekends, noon to 4pm and by appointment.

 

 


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