Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Plymouth

Plimoth Plantation

Three miles south of Plymouth center, Plimoth Plantation authentically re-creates the Pilgrims’ settlement in its primary exhibit, entitled 1627 English Village. Everything in the village – costumes, implements, voc…
Top Choice Ship in Plymouth

Mayflower II

If Plymouth Rock tells us little about the Pilgrims, Mayflower II speaks volumes: it is a replica of the small ship in which they made the fateful voyage.The ship is currently undergoing a thorough restoration in My…
Top Choice Museum in Plymouth

Pilgrim Hall Museum

Claiming to be the oldest continually operating public museum in the country, Pilgrim Hall Museum was founded in 1824. Its exhibits are not reproductions but real objects that the Pilgrims and their Wampanoag neighb…
Museum in Plymouth

Plimoth Grist Mill

In 1636, local leaders constructed a gristmill on Town Brook so that the growing community could grind corn and produce cornmeal. Today, the replica mill is on the site of the original, still grinding corn the old-f…
Historic Site in Plymouth

1667 Jabez Howland House

This is the only house in Plymouth that was home to a known Mayflower passenger. John Howland lived here with his wife, Elizabeth Tilley, and their son Jabez and his family. The house has been restored to its origin…
Forest in Plymouth

Myles Standish State Forest

About 6 miles south of Plymouth, this 16,000-acre park is the largest public recreation area in southeastern Massachusetts. It contains 15 miles of biking and hiking trails and 16 ponds – two with beaches. It's a wo…
Historic Site in Plymouth

1749 Spooner House

On pretty North St, this 18th-century house was the home of the Spooner family for more than two centuries. Nowadays, the two-story house still contains the the original furnishings, china and paintings, showcasing …
Historic Site in Plymouth

Richard Sparrow House

Plymouth's oldest house was built by one of the original Pilgrim settlers in 1640. Today there is a small art gallery in the more recent addition, while the oldest, original part of the house is maintained to 17th-c…
Monument in Plymouth

Plymouth Rock

Thousands of visitors come each year to look at this weathered granite ball and consider what it was like for the Pilgrims who stepped ashore on a foreign land in the autumn of 1620. We don’t really know that the Pi…
Historic Site in Plymouth

1809 Hedge House

You can't miss this grand, Federal edifice overlooking Plymouth Harbor. Originally built on Court St for a sea captain, it became the home of merchant Thomas Hedge, one of the town's early industrialists and entrepr…