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Mayflower II

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Address: Water Street, Plymouth, MA 02362
Phone Number: 508-746-1622
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Replica of the ship the Pilgrims sailed to the New World.

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Plimoth Plantation Living Museum Day Trip from Boston
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Admission to Plimoth Plantation, Mayflower II and Plimoth Grist Mill

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Mayflower II, built in Devon, lives in America.

Great to visit this after learning about its construction as a kid in Plymouth, Devon (yes I'm that old). We visited this as part of our trip to the Plimoth Plantation, which is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Brian P
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great to visit this after learning about its construction as a kid in Plymouth, Devon (yes I'm that old). We visited this as part of our trip to the Plimoth Plantation, which is a must, but could see it every day from the deck at our B&B. The old girl is off for restoration in advance of the Mayflower 400... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having travelled a long way to get here this is an attraction which must be visited. Having said that it won't take you long to see it all and I would expect it must be pretty crowded at times.

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Berlin, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Mayflower II is a piece of living history. I'm not so sure that I could have done 66 days crossing in that small a ship. It was interesting to see and it made you appreciate what they went through to come to the new world. Happy Thanksgiving.

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Thank Neemr22
Moon Township, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We chose a great time to visit, since there were only a couple others on the ship, and we had the "Captain" telling stories for our pleasure. The period-dressed actor spoke of incredibly interesting aspects of the voyage that none of us read in school. We didn't find the interactive areas quite as interesting, but they seemed to be more... More 

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Thank Lynn O
Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After paying an admission fee, my bf & i came across a pilgrim & he was very friendly & he was in character (he did this very well). We approached the ship thru walls of history. The ramp was steep but was able to walk up onto the ship. When on the ship, met up with a couple of sailors... More 

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Piedmont, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were glad we caught it before it gets to go for restoration work to Mystic Seaport soon. Gives you a real feel for the terrible journey to come over from Europe.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Unlike the Plantation museum, the Mayflower II doesn't feel authentic in the same way. The cast members never break character, but it also feels as though they aren't as well prepared as their landlubber peers and seemed to struggle to answer many of our questions about life on the ship and their journey over the Atlantic.

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Thank Rachel T
Zeeland, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yes, this is replica of the Mayflower. However, it gives an idea of the small space in which passengers traveled across the Atlantic. Experiencing the size and cramped quarters helps for understanding. The costumed staff and their stories add so much to the Mayflower II visit. The actors portraying Captain Christopher Jones and Miles Standish were outstanding!

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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The replica Mayflower was interesting in itself. But the cold reading of boards to give you most of the information just didn't do it for me. We came across 3 people acting out parts but an organised tour were all visitors would get the same information would be much more interesting and better value for money. So much more could... More 

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Thank Lipz268
London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The replica ship gives you an idea of how 100+ people would have been very cramped on this relatively small ship. The costumed staff know their information. It's a fairly short visit as there's not that much to see. Not as interesting as the 3 ships in Jamestown.

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