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Teacher Tools

Plimoth Patuxet Museums is dedicated to providing educational resources that bring to life the history of Plymouth Colony and the Indigenous Homeland of Patuxet.

Our teacher tools are carefully developed resources that will help you inspire your students to experience history in a new light.

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Primary Sources

How do we bring history alive for today’s learners? We start with primary sources - the building blocks of history! Primary sources can include written documents, archaeology, material culture, landscapes, oral histories, artworks, and photos.

Explore Primary Sources

Virtual Education Program

Digital Resources

Digital resources bring history alive in classrooms across the globe. Explore comprehensive multimedia sources to enliven and support your in classroom lessons.

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Professional Development

Designed to excite and inspire teachers, our programs blend classroom instruction with hands-on, experiential activities and visits to the Museum’s living history sites!

Explore Professional Development Opportunities


National History Day

Plimoth Patuxet Museums is proud to support National History Day. We are excited to work with students and teachers on projects that explore 17th-century colonial and Indigenous history.

Learn about National History Day