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Museums in Plymouth

History Museum
Interact with an authentic environment and historical interpreters of Pilgrims at Plimoth Patuxet Museums, a living museum based and located
Tours from $8
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Heritage Museums & Gardens offers landscaped gardens, walking trails, galleries, sculpture, and more. Stroll around the public gardens, which
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The Jenney , Plymouth
Learn about America's early history at The Jenney, home to exhibits and tours exploring the Pilgrim story. The museum is in a historical buil
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Duration: 4 to 5 hours
Plimoth Patuxet Museums is a living history museum that tells the story of the historic events of America's founding story, the arrival of the Pilgrims in1620; relationship with the Wampanoag Nation; the First Thanksgiving.There are 3 unique exhibit locations at Plimoth Patuxet Museums. o The Mayflower, a full-scale replica of the ship that carried the Pilgrims in 1620 (a gift from England to the U.S. for their help in the war), listed on the National Register of Historic Places.o Plimoth Grist Mill, a working reproduction of the Pilgrims' original 1636 mill on Town Brook.o Plimoth Patuxet campus, includes the Patuxet Homesite, 17th-Century English Village, Craft Center (Plimoth artisans), Rare Breeds Animals.Exhibitions: We Gather Together, Thanksgiving, Gratitude, and the Making of an American Holiday; History in a New Light: Illuminating Archaeology of Historic Patuxet and Plymouth.Seven retail stores that sell Plimoth & local artisan itemsCafe at Plimoth Patuxet
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The New Bedford Whaling Museum is a museum in New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States that focuses on the history, science, art, and cultur
Tours from $19
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Battleship Cove , Fall River
Marvel at the world's largest collection of World War II naval vessels at Battleship Cove, home to an array of submarines and ships of differ

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With no shortage of motels, hotels, and bed and breakfasts, Plymouth offers lodgings for every type of traveler. To stay close to the city's historic sites, book a room at a waterfront hotel--many offer touring and whale-watching packages. You can also stay near the historic harbor by choosing one of Plymouth's many inns, which also generally provide ocean views and offer easy access to shops and restaurants. Because Plymouth is a popular weekend getaway for many New Englanders, make your reservations well in advance.
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