In order to ensure the safety of staff and guests, we've made modifications to our Museum experience in accordance with public guidance and health recommendations. Advance Tickets are Recommended. Members:​ Please Reserve Your Visit Online

We Are Open!


Please note that this is part of a gradual reopening and this page will be updated frequently to reflect the most current information.

We are delighted that as of June 11, Plimoth is open to the public! We have missed our visitors and look forward to welcoming you for a wonderful experience! To thank our loyal members, we are offering a special early admissions day on June 10. Members, please read the pre-visit info below and register in advance. Not yet a Member? Join today!

Available tickets are limited each day, so we strongly encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance. If you’re unable to do so, we will happily do our best to accommodate you on your arrival depending on that day’s availability. We are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week. Our last entry to the Museum is 4 p.m.

With more than 30 acres to stroll, outdoor living history exhibits, gardens, and rare breeds animals to enjoy (and don’t forget our llama Hyacinth!), a visit to Plimoth is sure to bring you good cheer! Our creative and talented staff will meet physical distancing requirements while still providing engaging programs, presentations and conversations. We appreciate your understanding of the new measures we’re taking to support visitor and staff safety.

THANK YOU! We are grateful for your support of Plimoth’s mission, especially during these challenging times for cultural organizations. We are honored to be able to bring you a change of perspective, a respite from the daily news, some fresh air and simply a fun day out!  

Please read this very important information prior to visiting, as your cooperation helps us keep Plimoth safe and fun for all!


What’s Opening?

  • The Historic Patuxet Wampanoag Homesite
  • The 17th-Century English Village
  • The Nye Barn and other animal pastures
  • The Hornblower Garden
  • The Waterfront Exhibit
  • Museum shops at the Visitor Center, the Craft Center, and the Waterfront


How to purchase tickets and prepare for your arrival

  • Available tickets are limited each day, so we strongly encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance. If you’re unable to do so, we will happily do our best to accommodate you on your arrival depending on that day’s availability. We are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week. Last entry to the Museum is 4 p.m.
  • Watch our orientation film online prior to your visit! You can also get to know our site by downloading our map.
  • Per order of the Governor of Massachusetts, while on Museum grounds, we ask that all visitors wear masks or cloth face coverings that completely cover the nose and mouth unless doing so would be contrary to the visitor’s health and safety due to a medical condition. If you’ve forgotten your mask, we have available for purchase basic disposable masks as well as 100% cotton cloth masks. Please observe six-foot physical distancing between your party and other parties.
  • Please  read the signs posted which will indicate one-way traffic and other helpful reminders.
  • In our Visitor Center you can purchase tickets or memberships. Also in the Vistor Center you’ll find restrooms,our museum gift shop and Plentiful Café. The café offers a simple menu of “grab and go” options. You are also welcome to bring your own snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. 
  • The Museum will be cleaning and disinfecting restrooms frequently.
  • Hand sanitizer stations are located throughout the Museum. You may want to consider bringing your own for your convenience.
  • If you or someone in your party is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms as defined by the CDC, or if you believe you have been exposed to the coronavirus, please do not visit at this time. 

What’s Not Yet Open

  • The Plimoth Grist Mill and shop – you still can learn about the mill and purchase our popular organic cornmeal products.
  • The Shelby Davis Cullom Gallery – enjoy a virtual tour of our newest exhibition, History In A New Light: Illuminating the Archaeology of Historic Patuxet and Plimoth
  • A note on Mayflower II: Due to pandemic-related restrictions, our planned homecoming for the newly restored ship in May had to be postponed. We are actively identifying a new date and will announce that as soon as possible – we hope to bring her home in 2020! Be sure to follow us on social media and sign up for our newsletter to be the first to know. 

About Our Safety Protocols

We’ve been hard at work ensuring that Plimoth is ready to welcome you and provide as safe an environment as possible! You can rest assured that our COVID-19 Safety Plan follows the requirements provided by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Mandatory Workplace Safety Standards for Physical Distancing; Hygiene Protocols; Staffing and Operations; and Cleaning and Disinfecting.

  • Indoors and outdoors, we’re requiring employees, and all visitors to to maintain, as often as possible, a distance of 6 ft. between themselves and others. Signage throughout the Museum will let you know about safe physical distancing.
  • We’re requiring cloth face coverings or masks for all employees and guests.
  • Handwashing and sanitizing capabilities can be found throughout your Museum visit, and are marked on a special site map. 
  • Our facilities and maintenance team is regularly sanitizing high touch areas and has amplified our already strong cleaning protocols. 
  • Our staff have received training on physical distancing and hygiene protocols, and employees who are displaying any COVID-19-like symptom will not report to work.