History in a New Light

Plimoth Patuxet Museums brings to life the history of Plymouth Colony and the Indigenous homeland. Major exhibits include the Patuxet Homesite, 17th-Century English Village, Mayflower II and Plimoth Grist Mill.

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A Lifetime of Learning for All People

Community. Conflict. Collaboration. Leadership. Faith. Self-government. Gratitude. Ideas as relevant today as they were 400 years ago!


Thursday, Jul 1, 2021
In Person
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Lunch & Learn 400 Years Ago: A Look Back at Spring 1621

2021 marks the anniversary of the famous event known as the First Thanksgiving. As the year progresses join Plimoth Patuxet Museums’ Deputy Executive Director and Chief Historian, Richard Pickering, in a series of Lunch & Learn lectures as he chronicles the Pilgrims' first year in New England. This month's focus will be Spring 1621.

Friday, Jul 9, 2021
In Person
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Homeschool Day: Making History!

What is living history and how can it help us understand what happened in the past? Join our Museum Educators for a hands-on exploration of the oral histories and traditions, objects, landscapes, and historical documents that tell us about the lives of English colonists, Wampanoag, and other indigenous people who lived on these shores in the 1600s. Then try your own hand at making history come to life!

Friday, Jul 16, 2021
In Person
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Plimoth After Dark: Painted Tiles

Play Rembrandt for the night and paint your own set of Dutch-inspired painted tiles.