Just for Teachers

Teachers learn to tie maritime knots in a professional development workshop

School Programs
Whether you’re interested in a field trip, a hands-on workshop, or spending the night at the Museum, we have a program for you. If you can’t make it to the Museum, we’ll come to you! 

Professional Development and TAH Programs
Attend a workshop at Plimoth Plantation or let us design a professional development experience for your group.

Resources for Educators

From historical information for students to a virtual Thanksgiving Field Trip, we have resources to help you bring history alive. Pleace check back this summer when we launch a whole new section of the website with even more resources for teachers and students.


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For more information or to book with us, please call (508) 746-1622 ext. 8359, email programs@plimoth.org or make an online reservation request


Resources for Educators

Field Trip Materials
If you're planning on a bringing a group to the Museum, our Field Trip Materials will help you prepare your students to get the most out of their visit.

Thanksgiving Interactive: You Are the Historian
The award winning interactive activity where kids become history detectives to solve the mystery of what really happened at The First Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Virtual Field Trip-Scholastic Webcast
This 30-minute video is a recast of Scholastic's "Virtual Field Trip to Plimoth Plantation" that aired to over 1 million students on November 16, 2010.

Just for Kids
And for teachers! Includes essays on Wampanoag and Colonial life and a fun Talk Like a Pilgrim page.

Collections  and Archaeology
Visit here to discover some of the unique artifacts, both Native and Colonial, in the Museum’s collection. A great way to add a material culture element to your lessons.

Plimoth and Patuxet Ancestors
Biographical information on the Pilgrims. This is great resource for teachers who have students research Pilgrim individuals or families.  Also check out the great essays on children in Plymouth Colony.

Shop online for great teaching resources. Remember, teachers receive a 10% discount on educational materials.