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Pilgrim Hall Museum

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Address: 75 Court St, Plymouth, MA 02360-3823
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+1 508-746-1620
09:30 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 16:30

America's oldest public museum is dedicated to the preservation and...

America's oldest public museum is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of both Native American and Pilgrim artifacts.

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Positively Wonderful!

This is a "Must See" if you are visiting Plymouth. There are items which actually belonged to the pilgrims including the White Cradle. There are numerous rooms filled with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
York Beach, Maine

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York Beach, Maine
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a "Must See" if you are visiting Plymouth. There are items which actually belonged to the pilgrims including the White Cradle. There are numerous rooms filled with exhibits and a very nice video presentation. There is also an outstanding gift shop.

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Zug, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Almost everything anybody may wish to know and see concerning a seminal episode in America's history, and this right at the place where events unfolded. If you visit the area, do not miss it. And should you plan a bit ahead, the town is preparing and girding up for "Plymouth 2020" marking the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's landing.

Thank GranZorro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is apparently the oldest museum in the US. The basement area contains exhibits and information about the Pilgrim landings and settlement. There is a film telling the story of the Founding Fathers, although the experts telling the story were a little monotonous and it wouldn't appeal to young people. The upstairs temporary exhibit was all about the town of... More 

Thank Ian M
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Smart companion visit to the Mayflower. Well worth 2 hours of your time to view and learn the accurate history of Pilgrims coming to America. We especially liked the huge paintings/renderings of what the Landing might have looked like.

Thank Poguelet
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Fascinating, fun for all ages. Clean, well lighted. Welcoming staff. Teens and pre-teens loved the interaction and scavenger hunt program. Highly recommend it for all ages.

Thank Ray B
Kampala, Uganda
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent small museum. Well done. Very good history of the pilgrims and Plymouth. Also some beautiful artwork

Thank Livinthedream365
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Interesting artifacts and historical information of the lives of those who helped found New England. Don't miss immersing yourself in history by including a trip to Plimouth Plantation and definitely don't miss the National Monument of the Forefathers - the hidden gem of Plymouth .... have fun!

Thank 300josepho
Karlsruhe, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stopped in Plymouth on our way from Cape Cod to the airport in Boston. Lovely city with sooo much history. Very informative museum with fascinating artifacts and a very good movie. I wasn't aware that one really know all the names of the first settlers and who has survived the first winter and who not.

Thank Anja H
Carlisle, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

After living in Plymouth for nearly 5 years, it took visitors from out of state to nudge me into visiting the museum. I'm glad I went. It presents an informative and balanced history of these early settlers and includes many fascinating artifacts that give us a glimpse into what their life was like. One that truly amazed me was an... More 

Thank Blokk
Wooster, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This was a great way to spend an afternoon. There was a treasure hunt scaled to the ages of my three children that really encouraged engagement with the exhibits. I loved the piece of Plymouth Rock that you're allowed to touch and take pictures with. It was the last day of the year that they were open and we practically... More 

Thank Anne C

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