Plymouth, Massachusetts

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Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

Attractions in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • 1749 Court House and Museum
    Town Square, Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-830-4075, The oldest wooden courthouse in existence in the country, this courthouse was built in 1749 and retains its period authenticity architecturally, as well as standing on... more info  map

  • Harlow Old Fort House
    119 Sandwich Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-746-0012, This historic structure, dating to 1677, now functions as a museum and offers craft demonstrations, as well as tours hosted by period costumed guides who relate the... more info  map

  • Hedge House
    126 Water Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-746-0012, This Federal style home was first built in the early Nineteenth Century by a Plymouth merchant and ship owner, and now serves as the headquarters of the Plymouth... more info  map

  • Jabez Howland House
    33 Sandwich Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-746-9590, This house is the only known surviving house that was once the residence of a Mayflower passenger; the house was then owned by the son of the original pilgrims, and is... more info  map

  • Jenney Grist Mill
    6 Spring Lane, Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-747-4544, A mill was originally constructed on this spot in 1636, being America’s first grist mill, which operated continually until 1847, when it was destroyed by fire; the... more info  map

  • Spooner House Museum
    27 North Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-746-0012, This charming house takes one through the history of the Spooner family and the history that the family lived through and reflected; having been continuously occupied by... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Forefather's Monument
    Allerton Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-746-1620, The largest granite monument in the United States, this monument portrays the heroic figure of a personified Faith with her foot on Plymouth Rock, and her finger... more info  map

  • Plymouth Rock
    Water Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
    This famous rock marks the spot where the Pilgrims first set foot in the New World in their quest for religious freedom and tolerance, while holding the high ideal of... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Plymouth Public Library
    132 South Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-830-4250, Not only does the Plymouth Public Library offer a vast collection of books and reference materials that cover a wide range of subjects, this library houses special... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Art Complex Museum, The
    189 Alden Street, Duxbury, MA 02332
    781-934-6634, Housed in a splendid modern structure, and found in nearby Duxbury, this museum features changing exhibitions of contemporary art, as well as exhibitions of its... more info  map

  • Cranberry World Visitor's Center
    225 Water Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-747-2350, In downtown Plymouth, one will find the Ocean Spray sponsored Cranberry World that features exhibits that trace the history and procedures involved in the cultivation of... more info  map

  • Mayflower II
    State Pier, Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-746-1622, This faithful reproduction of the Mayflower includes a host of educational exhibits that trace the history and show the sailing techniques involved in the historic... more info  map

  • Mayflower Society Museum
    4 Winslow Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-746-2590, With a museum, a library and more, this organization strives to help the many descendents of those who braved the journey to the New World aboard the Mayflower to trace... more info  map

  • Pilgrim Hall Museum
    75 Court Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-746-1620, This museum chronicles the brave struggle of the Pilgrims who came to the New World for freedom of religion and belief, and showcases such objects of interest as the... more info  map

  • Plimoth Plantation
    137 Warren Avenue, Plymouth, MA 02362
    508-746-1622, This living history museum brings history to life with costumed re-enactors and guides who demonstrate the way of life in 17th century Plymouth. Plimoth Plantation has... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • America's Hometown Shuttle
    51 Liberty Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-746-0378, One can take advantage of the guided and narrated tours that are offered, or charter tours, to explore historic Plymouth in comfort and style aboard this appealing... more info  map

  • Bettyann's Tours
    508-224-6469, These comfortable van tours explore the history, folklore, legends, and fictions from the diverse and colorful past of Plymouth more info  map

  • Captain John Boats
    117 Standish Avenue, Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-746-2643, For nearly sixty years this professional operation has been offering a wide range of cruises and tours that explore the beauty of the Cape Cod area, with options... more info  map

  • Colonial Lantern Tours
    4 South Russell, Plymouth, MA 02360
    Many Tours Depart From Plymouth Rock Trolley Stop
    508-747-4161, This popular and timeless tour features evening tours in which each person carries a candlelit tin lantern to light his way on guided, narrated tours that explore the... more info  map

  • Heliops Helicopters
    226 South Meadow Road, Plymouth, MA 02360
    Plymouth Municipal Airport
    617-571-6117, The South Shore’s premier helicopter service. They offer sightseeing tours, charter, aerial photography & video and adventure tours. Helicopter Tours include... more info  map

  • Pilgrim Aviation
    246 South Meadow Road, Plymouth, MA 02360
    Plymouth Municipal Airport Main Terminal at GATE 2
    508-747-7776, Their scenic flights are available seven-days a week from Plymouth Airport. Step inside one of their well-maintained airplanes and enjoy spectacular views of historic... more info  map

  • Pilgrim Belle
    State Pier, Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-747-3434, This picturesque and romantic Mississippi style paddle-wheeler features narrated harbour tours, dinner cruises, and more.  more info  map

  • Plymouth Cruises
    9 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-746-5342, Run under the aegis of the Lobster Tale Cruises, this group tour can accommodate families, company outings, wedding rehearsal parties, or other groups for a soothing... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Plymouth Bay Winery
    114 Water Street, Plymouth, MA 02362
    Located in the Historic Waterfront District
    508-746-2100, Overlooking Plymouth Bay, this family winery produces fruit wines using age-old methods. Plymouth Bay Winery is open from March 1 to December 31, Monday through... more info  map

  • Plymouth Colony Winery
    56 Pinewood Road, Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-747-3334, Situated in a renovated circa 1890, screening house, surrounded by nine acres of cranberry bogs a few miles west of historic Plymouth Center, Plymouth Colony Winery is... more info  map


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