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Mayflower Society House and Library

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Address: Winslow and North Street, Plymouth, MA
Phone Number: 508-746-2590
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Description: 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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In Awe.

As a decendant of the Mayflower and member of the society, my wife was honored to visit the home. It is beautiful and the people there were very welcoming and kind.

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2015
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

As a decendant of the Mayflower and member of the society, my wife was honored to visit the home. It is beautiful and the people there were very welcoming and kind.

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Stopped here with my daughter. We are Mayflower descendants, something I wanted my daughter to appreciate, so we stopped on our way to a Cape Cod vacation. As other reviewers have noted, the docents are very knowledgeable and friendly. We took the tour and enjoyed learning how the house had been modified over time. The group has done a nice... More 

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Ventura, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Mayflower Society House is a marvelous piece of architecture, furnished with items appropriate to it's age, and beautifully preserved. The stairway in the house is worthy of a visit all by itself! The docents are extremely well informed, and provide an excellent description of the history of the house and its owners. This is a Don't Miss!

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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This was so interesting. The layout of the library and the huge boat. The view from the windows were breatthtaking. Just beautiful.

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Melbourne, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

You will find here all you want to know about the PIlgrims. The staff is very helpful in searching your potential Mayflower roots and will assist you in joining their Society should you qualify and desire to do so.

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Arizona
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97 reviews 97 reviews
32 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

All of our research had already been accomplished so the library offered us nothing and the house, while mildly interesting, is not as interesting as many of the other homes we toured in the area.

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Georgetown, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

A beautiful mansion that preserves this period and serves as a location for the Society. The Society has been very helpful in finding our roots and preserve the true heritage of these courageous travelers.

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Reno, Nevada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

If you go to this house in the summer it can be very hot...but to see our history makes it all worth while...and don't forget those lovely gardens out back...beautiful

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West Milford, New Jersey
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

First be advised - there is no A/C here, BUT - it's definitely a tour worth taking. The home is breathtakingly beautiful. There is a bunch of history in this home and the women did a fabulous job explaining everything to us. Inexpensive.

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Found records tracing my family back to the Mayflower and William Bradford. Found we were eligible for membership to the Mayflower Society.

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