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Plimoth Plantation, less than an hour south of Boston and 15 minutes from Cape Cod, is a living museum dedicated to telling the history of Plymouth Colony from the perspective of both the Pilgrims and the Native Wampanoag people. The museum, a...more
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Let me start by saying I love History and really appreciate living history exhibits, but this place is dull and run down. There are so many ways to make this era of history more appealing, but for some reason we are stuck in this place...More
We had a fantastic day at Plimouth Plantation and really enjoyed it. It's a fascinating place! The history of the Plimouth Pilgrims is very interesting. There is a nice restaurant where you can have lunch and a lovely shop with lots of souvenirs. It's a...More
We took our family which consisted of several adults, 6 children 4-14 yrs, and one yr old triplets. It was a chilly day, but walking about helped everyone stay warm. Plenty of room for the younger ones to run around and expend some energy. Plenty...More
It's like going back in time. The plantation staff live out the part of the early settlers by staying in character at all times and performing the daily tasks that you and I would have had to do if we were those settlement residents. You...More
The Plimoth Plantation was a unique experience as far as the outdoor village and the home site presentations. It was wonderful to see first hand how canoes were made, and the Wampanoag home sites. However, I would definitely NOT recommend the Thanksgiving Buffet. My family...More
Plimoth Plantation is probably one of the most important 'American' experiences a person can have. The village is faithful to the early pilgrim traditions and, believe it or not, equally so to the native indigenous peoples that helped them survive the first years. Unfortunately, some...More
Visited during Thanksgiving. The most valuable part of the visit is speaking to the guides, both those in character (who can only answer period questions) and those who are not. We spent nearly an hour learning about not just the history but also modern affairs...More
I love history and am studying Early modern Europe at University at the moment and although the US is clearly not Europe the story of European immigrants coming to America in the early modern period is fascinating.
I had a great chat with one of...More
The Plimouth Plantation is a lesson Living museums execution. You really get immersed in what the newcomers experienced. We visited on Friday after Thanksgiving having visited first the rock, then the city museum a few miles away, and this was the perfect ending for a...More