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Plimoth Grist Mill

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Plimoth Grist Mill is a restored and fully functioning grist mill located on Town Brook in Plymouth, Massachusetts, only a few minutes away from Mayflower II and the waterfront. The mill is a reproduction of the 1636 mill built by the Pilgrims in...more
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6 Spring Ln, Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, MA 02360-3400
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

30 kids and adults from southern California on a history field trip. Very interesting alot of great information at the water wheel, in the grinding room and down below in the gear room. Learned some math and gear ratios.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Probably of alot more interest to Americans than others but interesting just the same and came as part of the package with the plantation

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Phil G
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Completed in 1970, this is an amazing recreation of a 1630's grist mill on its original site. Associated with the Plimoth Plantation, admission was included with our Plantation pass. Incredibly educated and informative staff/tour guides. wonderful setting inside and out. Great souvenir shop and wonderful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

We spent a couple hours at the Grist Mill and there were three employees and three of us early in the morning. We felt extremely welcomed and engaged in great conversations. Great place with great employees.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kurt B
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed visting as part of our Plimoth package. The grist was in operation during our visit on a rainy Saturday. The operator taught us about the function and we enjoyed learning about the history and current operations of the grist. When you leave the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CraftTheTravel
Reviewed October 31, 2018

This was not only a visit to a water mill, but a lesson in history of how the mill has developed to serve the community over time. We also learned about the various types of corn used for milling.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kevinbjones
Reviewed October 30, 2018

The traditional Columbus holiday weekend marks the unofficial end of the tourist season on Cape Cod. In Plymouth it signals the start of repair season. Multiple dig sites and detours through the community. Lots to do before winter. Anywhere after 10 minutes we found a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank napngs
Reviewed October 28, 2018

This mill is very interesting although it works only for a few short hours at weekends. The tour guide was excellent and very knowledgeable. A must-see in Plymouth.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LightAleCavalier
Reviewed October 25, 2018

It is a very pretty setting and the mill is recreated nicely. It is worth a stop to learn a bit about how a mill worked.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sndovale
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Enjoyed our short visit here. The young man explained the history of the mill and how it all worked. He was very pleasant. The lady working with the wheat was very nice too. She stopped and explained what she was doing and chatted to us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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