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Pilgrim Hall Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Great Overview in a Traditional Musuem

Pilgrim Hall dates to 1824, making it one of our nation’s oldest museums. It gives a great... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2018
Germfask, Michigan
Nice small museum

This is a small museum that is nicely appointed. Allow for 1.5 hours. It consists mainly of 3... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Santa Rosa, California
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America's oldest public museum is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of both Native American and Pilgrim artifacts.
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75 Court St, Plymouth, MA 02360-3823
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

Pilgrim Hall is conveniently located in downtown Plymouth. There is free parking behind the building, Plymouth residents get in free, and others pay a modest entry fee. This is a good place to start your exploration of the Pilgrim story or, if you only have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

Pilgrim Hall dates to 1824, making it one of our nation’s oldest museums. It gives a great overview of the Pilgrim experience in making the trip to America, it has excellent exhibits of Pilgrim artifacts, Native American artifacts and a room full of Pilgrim paintings....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

This is a small museum that is nicely appointed. Allow for 1.5 hours. It consists mainly of 3 exhibits. The downstairs has a video, presentation of Colonial artifacts and some colonial portraiture. The upstairs has a rotating exhibit, which this time focused on the American...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PatriciaGibson
Reviewed October 21, 2018

We started by enjoying a reading of General Bradford journal.Fun! The next day we went back to see the museum.Very informative video to get us started.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

The staff is helpful, the video presentation is informative and just long enough, and there are many Pilgrim artifacts to view. I was thrilled to see pieces from my ancestors, John Alden and the Fuller family.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to Cape Cod. The film was good. My kids even enjoyed it. The rest of the museum was very small. It only takes about 20 minutes to see and read everything (with kids). It was pricey for our group...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

This is a small museum with a short video repeating much of the history divulged at the Jenny museum. The boarded displays are clear and well laid out. There are many artefacts to view. Upstairs is a small display describing the indigenous Indian population and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kirkstead
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This is where American History starts. I'm not typically a museum goer, but this museum was great. Loved the video overview and the artifacts from the Mayflower. I would highly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

We received tickets as part of our stay at the John Carver Inn down the road. This was a nice stop on the way and was interesting to see the history that we have all heard about. I'm not sure small children would find this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fellowsx3
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Beautiful Stain glass windows when you enter. Start with the movie before you look around. There is a piece of the Plymouth rock here that they encourage you to touch.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Theresa H
December 30, 2016|
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Response from histbuff0313 | Reviewed this property |
1.5 hrs Including the film should be sufficient. Limited seating for the film could add extra time. It will depend how many are in your group and how many other people are there.
Dustin D
May 10, 2016|
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Response from Ray A | Reviewed this property |
All this is very clear on their website: Admission fees are $10 for adults, $8 for senior citizens (62+), $6 for children (6-15), and $25 for a family (2 adults with their children aged 6-15). Residents of Plymouth... More