Visitors to Plymouth, MA will enjoy stepping back in history when they visit Plimouth Plantation, a 1627 English Village located at 137 Warren Ave, Plymouth, MA 02360. The plantation generally opens for the season in March and remains open seven days a week until the end of November. There are two separate locations for the Plimouth Plantation. The first one is 3 miles south of downtown Plymouth and the second is at the Plymouth waterfront at the Mayflower II.
The Henry Hornblower II Visitor Center is open daily from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. The exhibit Thanksgiving: Memory, Myth & Meeting is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm in the visitor center. The crafts center is open from 9:15 am to 5:00 pm, the Wampanoag Homesite is open from 9:30am to 5:00 pm and Nye Barn is open from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm daily. The shops in the museum are open through the end of November as well. The Museum Shops at the visitor center will remain open after November 29th from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm and until noon on Christmas Eve. The Mayflower II and dock side exhibits open at 9:00 am and close at 5:00 pm.
Admission to Plimouth Plantation can be purchased in combination or single tickets. Tickets can be purchased online at least three days before the visit or guests can buy them at the museum. The combination ticket is good for Plimouth Plantation and the Mayflower II and it is good for two consecutive day's visits. The admission price allows visitors to see the 1627 English Village, Wampanoag Homesite, Visitor Center, and Crafts Center, Nye Barn, Mayflower II and dock side exhibits. Prices for adults are $28.00, children ages 6-12 $18.00, Senior Citizens 62 and over $26.00 or a Plimouth Pass for $110.00. Children under 5 are free unless they are part of a school group. Ticket sales halt at 4:30 pm and it takes about three hours to see all of the exhibits.
Visitors that just want to purchase tickets to Plimouth Plantation have adult prices at $24.00, Children ages 6-12 $14.00 and Senior Citizens $22.00. The Mayflower II adult prices are $10.00, Children ages 6-12 $7.00 and Senior Citizens $9.00. It takes about forty five minutes to see the ship and exhibits and sales for tickets stop at 4:45 pm.
The Patuxet Caf,is open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. They serve "A Taste of Two Cultures'' cuisine with salmon burgers, venison burgers, stuffed Quahog, Succotash, 17th century cheesecake, pea's cods, Mayflower beer and Indian pudding. This food was inspired by the English Colonials and the Wampanoag people. There is a 17th Century Theme Dining option available at Plimouth Plantation where guests eat as the pilgrims did. Visitors can Eat Like a Pilgrim or enjoy the 1627 Harvest Dinner with the Pilgrims. The Pilgrims didn't eat with a fork but they did use knives, spoons and their fingers. Dessert was served along with the meal in the form of pies and custards. Guests are served history and a great meal.