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Address: Winslow and North Street, Plymouth, MA
Phone Number: +1 508-746-2590
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This museum is the headquarters for the General Society of Mayflower...

This museum is the headquarters for the General Society of Mayflower Descendants.

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VISITING THE "REAL" SITE IS SO MUCH BETTER IN PERSON

A "MUST"" FOR EVERY AMERICAN, especially during this election year--at a time when "American values" are touted by one and all -yet so many Americans have grown up without any... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Edina
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A "MUST"" FOR EVERY AMERICAN, especially during this election year--at a time when "American values" are touted by one and all -yet so many Americans have grown up without any sound grounding in the "facts" of our national history. Here is Plymouth, cradle of the 1st English settlements. Our small group of friends had such an exciting sidetrip here after... More 

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Napa Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I ended up going on the tour of the house rather tahn at the Library which I had intended. The tour is Free to Mayflower Society members and reasonable for others. It was a biyt an hour and quite informative. A bed belonging to Mayflower Richard Warren was an unexpected surprise. The entrance fee included a very nice infomrative full... More 

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Neston, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon here on our visit to Plymouth. What a gem of a place! We took a guided tour and as there were only four on the tour, it felt like a privileged look into old Plymouth. Our guide was very well informed and only too pleased to answer questions. Recommend to everyone and if you are descended from... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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157 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stopped into the library to get information on Mayflower ancestry. The woman at the desk was quite knowledgeable and friendly. Beautiful building and gardens. We did not go into the main building but admired it from the driveway.

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Scituate,ma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Wonderful location to downtown. Information and data is immense and remarkable. If you want to know about the "Founders" or see if you are related, this is your place.

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Howell, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Beautiful home!! The staff there was incredibly knowledgeable, very helpful, and answered all of our questions. As we are descended from one of the Pilgrims this home was a perfect place to visit. Also, no ropes keeping you out of rooms!!

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Falmouth, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

If you are a member of the Mayflower, be sure to tell them -- members get a discount. Was also told that members can call and reserve overnight accomodations (for a fee of course), but don't know any more than that. This house was built by one of the great grandchildren of Mayflower descendent Edward Winslow. If you love seeing... More 

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Derry, New Hampshire, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

It was a beautiful home and an interesting tour, but if you are looking for Mayflower pieces, it's better to go to the Pilgrim Hall Museum.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

We spent two amazing hours in the library with the ancestry librarian. It was as if we were on the "Finding Your Roots" PBS show. Traced family to the Revolutionary War. Fabulous!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This actually is one of my favorite places in Plymouth and has been since I was very little. Every room and every piece of furniture (and mirror) has a history. The most memorable: the "widow's walk" on the uppermost roof where the ladies looked for their men & ships to come home.

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