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Pilgrim Hall Museum

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Address: 75 Court St, Plymouth, MA 02360-3823
Phone Number: 508-746-1620
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America's oldest public museum is dedicated to the preservation and...

America's oldest public museum is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of both Native American and Pilgrim artifacts.

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Cool evaluation of Pilgrim mythology

This museum is $10 a person, which seems a little steep for the exhibits inside. My favorite exhibits were some of the changing perceptions of Pilgrims throughout American... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Adam T
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Baltimore, Maryland

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This museum is $10 a person, which seems a little steep for the exhibits inside. My favorite exhibits were some of the changing perceptions of Pilgrims throughout American history, and how our national myth around them has changed. It was pretty cool. They also have a ton of very large paintings about or involving the Pilgrims. Better than most of... More 

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now Orlando
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is worth a stop and inexpensive. If you do all the history stuff in the area it is supportive of the local history. Some nice artifacts about the pilgrims and also a nice video showing the history. very slow paced and only worth about an hour of your time

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Scituate,ma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is beautiful. On a main street but parking ewas not bad. The articles are displayed in an organized and thoughtful way. Always love items from our past to give us a true sense of our backgrounds and history

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new haven, ct
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite small, but the only place where you can see items that actually made the trek here on the Mayflower. Very good as an introduction and to introduce children to the story. Worth a visit just because it's America's First Museum...make sure you watch the short film in the downstairs gallery.

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Pine Bush, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A definite must see! So much history. Sit through the brief film for some interesting information about the journey and the settlement. Many original items from the period.

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Sparks, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is well worth the 1-2 hours you should spend looking. It gives a great insight to the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a local resident that never took advantage of some of the wonderful tourist attractions in my "back yard". My husband and I spent a morning here reading everything and learning many new things about the Mayflower, the pilgrims and the local history.

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the movie about the pilgrims, but the information from one of the volunteers Andrew Osborn was amazing it brought everything to life

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great starting point to get a foundation of information before going to Plimouth Plantation. There are many interesting artifacts and stories of Pilgrim life which makes one really appreciate what these people went through to get to the new world.

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Colchester, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Lovely museum contains actual Pilgrim artifacts. Artist depictions of pilgrims comical as the subject matter was not fully understood when paintings were composed. Descendants of pilgrims need to make a point of stopping in here.

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