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!


Wednesday, Aug 4, 2021
In Person
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Family Fun Night: Pilgrim Mini-golf

Did you know that golf was a popular 17th-century sport? Join us with your family and make your own mini-golf putter using our special pre-packaged kits. After you’ve designed your club grab a map and hit the course. Our 17th-Century English Village has been transformed into a deluxe mini-golf course for the evening!

Thursday, Aug 5, 2021
In Person
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Lunch & Learn 400 Years Ago: A Look Back at Summer 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. Online and in-person options.

Friday, Aug 13, 2021
In Person
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Homeschool Adventures: What’s for Dinner? Food Science in Plimoth and Patuxet

Pull up a chair - it’s time to explore the science and technology behind the foods Wampanoag and English colonists grew, gathered, and got (from Europe) in the 1600s!