FREE FRIDAY AT PLIMOTH PLANTATION, MAYFLOWER II, PLIMOTH ROCK

The English Village brings colonial Plymouth vividly to life. Here, you will find modest timber-framed houses furnished with reproductions of the types of objects that the Pilgrims owned, aromatic kitchen gardens, and heritage breeds livestock. Engaging townspeople are eager to tell you about their new lives in Plymouth Colony.


The people you meet are costumed role players portraying actual residents of Plymouth Colony. They have adopted the names, viewpoints and life histories of the people who lived and worked in the Colony in 1627. Each has a unique story to tell. 


The staff in the Wampanoag Homesite are not role players. They are all Native People  - either Wampanoag or from other Native Nations - and they will be dressed in historically accurate clothing, mostly made of deerskin. They speak from a modern perspective about Wampanoag history and culture. They are happy to see you and will invite you inside a wetu, or tell you what they are growing in the garden, or show you how to play hubbub, an ancient tribal game still enjoyed by many Wampanoag today. 


 The Mayflower II is a full-scale reproduction  built in Devon, England and crossed the Atlantic in 1957.

From the solid oak timbers and tarred hemp rigging to the wood and horn lanterns and hand-colored maps, have been carefully re-created to give you a sense of what the original 17th-century vessel was like. Come aboard and learn about the 1620 voyage of Mayflower, the perils of maritime travel, and the tools of 17th-century navigation. Explore the cramped quarters of the ship's passengers. Peer down into the lower level "hold," where the food, clothing, furniture, tools and other items necessary to start a colony were stored. Admire the "spacious" Master's cabin, and compare it to the wet and windy accommodations of the common sailors.


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  • elaine

    Thank you all, had a nice day. Hope to see you soon! Thank you Deb, great trip!

    August 15

  • Lisa

    On our way running a few minutes late

    August 15

  • Jean F

    I am here. Sitting on a bench inside. Just before you get your tickets.

    August 15

  • elaine

    Thank you see you in AM!

    August 14

  • pam

    Something came up unable to attend Have fun all

    August 14

  • elaine

    Hey Deb, where are we meeting?

    August 14

  • Lynn L.

    having a yard ,can't make it

    August 14

  • Sandra

    Hi guys I may be an hour late, is there a phone number to contact once I'm there?

    August 14

  • Deborah (a.k.a. K.

    http://www.plimoth.org/plan-your-visit

    directions on the link above, and all activities that will be scheduled.

    August 12

  • Sue

    I might stop by.I'm familiar with the area if I am late go ahead start without me please. Thank You.

    July 27

    • Sue

      Iam not familiar with the area

      August 11

  • nancy c

    This looked like fun-----but I am spending the day with my daughter up in NH before she leaves for her trip to Canada.

    August 10

  • Jeannie

    Unfortunately, I am one of the unlucky ones that is still working.....ugh.....have a great time

    August 9

  • Deborah (a.k.a. K.

    This is a kid friendly activity. Feel free to bring the whole family.

    August 2

  • A former member
    A former member

    Been there! It's very cool.

    May 7

  • Deborah (a.k.a. K.

    If you have never been here, this is a wonderful place to visit, and its FREE today!!! After touring the village and Wampanoag site, we will head the 3 miles into town to visit the rock and ship and grab a bite of lunch.

    May 7

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Rafaël

We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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