Our Museum sites may be temporarily closed, but you can still experience Plimoth online! We're bringing history into your home with a range of online programs and resources for families and individuals - from our new History @ Home™ live virtual visits with Plimoth educators to coloring pages for children to our Interwoven podcast series.
Stay engaged and curious with Plimoth's Virtual Workshops!
We’re taking Plimoth’s award-winning education programs out of the 17th century and going online. Join engaging, interactive virtual workshops and thought-provoking discussions from home and discover the powerful stories of people who actually lived along these shores of change 400 years ago. Perfect for families!
People of the Dawn
Explore Wampanoag culture and traditions with Plimoth’s contemporary Indigenous Museum Educators. Learn about the daily life of the Wampanoag in the 17th century. In this one-hour program, students will explore the connection the Wampanoag and other Native People have to their seasonal way of life, their respect for all living beings, and the ways they continue to carry on their traditions today. $10 for each program. Click here to join the conversation!
Fact or Fiction? Investigating the First Thanksgiving
Discover the real history of Thanksgiving and long-held traditions of gratitude in Indigenous and colonial America.
What really happened at the First Thanksgiving? Who was at the table and why? Explore the history behind the legend by comparing accounts of the harvest feast and examining colonial and Indigenous artifacts. $10 for each program. Click here to join the conversation!
Colonial First Families: Their New Worlds and Everyday Lives
Meet a 17th-century Pilgrim and learn about their new life in a world unknown to them.
Our Museum teacher will portray an actual resident of 17th-century Plymouth Colony, speaking with the regional dialect and wearing period-appropriate clothing. Using reproduction artifacts and the narrative throughlines of risk, transformation and community, your visitor will share stories about the difficult decision to leave home, Mayflower’s transatlantic journey, the first winter and spring in Plymouth, and the harvest feast we know today as the First Thanksgiving. $10 for each program. Click here to join the conversation!
“Aren't you hot in those clothes?” Join us for a fun, interactive sneak-peek into our 17th-century wardrobes and discover how style and fashion can offer valuable new insights into the daily lives of Plymouth Colony’s residents 400 years ago. $10 for each program. Click here to join the conversation!
Simple Machines & A(maize)ing Grains - STEM at the Plimoth Grist Mill
Simple machines, water power, and whole grains are a recipe for success at the Plimoth Grist Mill - a working exhibit of our Museum! Discover how 17th-century engineers and entrepreneurs harnessed the power of nature to fuel their communities. $10 for each program. Click here to join the conversation!
Interwoven explores the ways stories weave through generations, communities, and cultures to inform our contemporary lives. Rooted deep in the 17th century, Interwoven expands beyond the relationships between the Wampanoag people and the Pilgrims to discuss larger cross-cultural interactions of the very people who lived along these shores of change.