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. Please be sure to review these protocols to prepare for your visit

We Are Open!


Please note that this page will be updated frequently to reflect the most current information.

With more than 30 acres to stroll, outdoor living history exhibits, gardens, and rare breeds animals to enjoy, 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.

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! Thank you!

What’s Open?

  • Mayflower II, located at State Pier on the Plymouth waterfront.
  • The Historic Patuxet Wampanoag Homesite (including some wetus; our staff will ensure capacity allows for appropriate physical distancing)
  • The 17th-Century English Village (including some homes, our staff will ensure capacity allows for appropriate physical distancing)
  • The Shelby Cullom Davis Gallery, featuring the new exhibition History in A New Light: Illuminating the Archaeology of Plymouth and Patuxet

  • The Craft Center and Museum Shop

  • The Nye Barn and other animal pastures

  • The Hornblower Garden

How to prepare for your arrival

  • You can purchase tickets once you arrive. We are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week, with the last entry to the Museum at 4:00 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. 
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 are operating all of our facilities at or below the 40% capacity restrictions as specified in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Reopening Guidelines. We are monitoring all ticket sales to ensure capacity restrictions are maintained.
  • 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.