Sleep Over!

Stay overnight at the Museum!
All are welcome—we host school groups (elementary through high school), scouts, homeschoolers, church youth groups, and students from colleges and universities. 

17th-Century New England Overnight

Explore the lives of the people who lived here in the 17th century, both Colonial and Wampanoag. After visiting the sites, you will learn about each culture with an evening of activities—eat a 17th-century meal, play 17th-century games, create something to take home with you, and discover the nighttime sights, sounds, and stories of Patuxet/New Plimoth! For more detailed information, see our FAQs.
Schools, let us know how we fit into the unit you are working on, and we will be sure to tailor the activities to your curricular needs.

Your overnight includes:

  • Two-day admission (from 2:00 PM on Day 1 through the end of Day 2) to the Museum’s unique living history exhibit sites on the main campus, and at the Plimoth Grist Mill.   
  • An evening of hands-on educational activities 
  • A historical, themed dinner on Day 1, and a continental breakfast on Day 2 
  • Sleeping area in a modern building (participants bring their own bedding). 

Cost: $68 per person, student or adult 
A 50% non-refundable deposit is required two weeks from your initial contract.
Full payment is due two weeks prior to your scheduled program date. 

For more information on Plimoth Plantation educational programs or to reserve your program, call (508) 746-1622 ext. 8359 or email programs@plimoth.org. or make an online reservation request

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Frequently Asked Questions

Arrival: How do we get there, and what do we do when we arrive?

Location: The Museum's main campus is at 137 Warren Ave Plymouth, MA 02360.
Parking: Cars, follow the signs for Main Parking Lot. Bus drivers, folllow the signs for Bus & Accessible Lot. Any vehicles requiring accessible parking spots should also follow the signs for Bus & Accessible Lot. All parking is free.
Luggage: Please leave your luggage and bedding in your car when you check in. After you meet your educator at 5:00, you will receive instructions regarding luggage.
Check-in: Please make your way to the Visitor Center to check in, and speak to the person at the Group Arrivals counter. Each member of your group will receive a wristband; this serves as your admission ticket and must be displayed on your wrist throughout your visit.
Groups arriving at Plimoth Grist Mill: The Plimoth Grist Mill is located at 6 Spring Lane, Plymouth, MA 02360. Spring Lane becomes a large, free-of-charge parking lot. Please park there; follow the path to the mill's lower entrance (off the lower deck next to the wheel); and check in there. The main campus of Plimoth Plantation is at a different location (above).

What should I bring?

Please refer to this packing list for some items that will make your overnight the best that it can be.

What is the cancellation policy?

If you need to cancel your overnight, you must cancel at least ten business days prior to your event date in order for  your total payment to be transferred to an alternate date, or in order to receive a 50% refund.