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Plimoth Plantation Living Museum - Tour from Boston

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Key Highlights

  • Be transported back in time to the 17th century’s historic Plimoth Plantation
  • Experience what it’s like to be a Pilgrim for a day at a recreation of a Pilgrim village
  • Climb aboard the Mayflower II
  • See the famous Plymouth Rock
  • Walk to the top of Cole Hill for a stunning view of Plymouth
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    10 Jun - 28 Oct: Monday, Wednesday & Saturday


    Approx. 7 hours

    Start time


    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Boston.
    (We would require your hotel details in order to arrange your pick up. If you do not have this information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Boston

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Spend a day as a Pilgrim as you journey back in time to the 17th century with a day tour to Plimoth Plantation, a living museum in Plymouth just south of Boston.

    Visit a recreation of a 17th-century English Village where you will have the unique experience of interacting with costumed actors as they reenact the daily lives of Pilgrims living in the English colony.

    Check out the Wampanoag Homesite--an outdoor history living exhibit where you will discover how the 17th century Wampanoag would have lived as they fished, hunted, planted cops, gathered berries and herbs, and wove mats and baskets along the river.

    Step aboard the Mayflower II, a full-scale replica of the original ship that brought the pilgrims across the Atlantic to the New World.

    Climb Cole Hill with a view over Plymouth’s first pilgrim cemetery to complete your adventure to colonial America.


    You will be picked up from your hotel in Boston and taken in an air-conditioned coach for a sightseeing tour to the historic Plimoth Plantation.

    Plimoth Plantation is one of America’s most distinctive living history museums which depicts the life of Pilgrims and Native Americans in early-17th century Massachusetts. Overlooking the beautiful Cape Cod Bay, this village has “time travellers” who personify residents from 1627. You may accompany Pilgrims as they go about their daily tasks - talk with them, ask about their lives and what it was like to come to this foreign place and build their future.

    The main attraction is the village, but there is also the home of Hobbamock, the Pokanoket Wampanoag Indian who lived next to the plantation and provided guidance and counsel to the pilgrims. See the Eel River Nature Walk, and the Nye Barn, where you will find rare breeds of farm animals.

    Visit the Objects from the museum’s collection are displayed in the Exhibit Gallery and an audio-visual presentation will give you a broad overview of the 1620 Plimoth Plantation.

    The tour gives you the freedom to lunch and sightsee independently. On your way to the village, if you have a few minutes to spare, stop in at the Carriage House Crafts Center, where a potter, a basket-maker, a weaver, a joiner (box-maker) and a shoemaker ply their trades in the 17th century tradition.

    Explore on your own at the waterfront area. You will have the opportunity to view the Brewster Gardens, Mayflower II or climb Cole’s Hill.

    At the end of the tour you will be dropped back at your hotel in Boston.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
    • Plimoth Plantation Entrance fee
    • Mayflower II admission included


    • Meals
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Children under 3 are free provided they don´t occupy a seat.

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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