Plimoth Plantation

School Field Trip s at Plimoth Plantation offer a fascinating and personal look at the lives of the Native Wampanoag People and the Pilgrims, the English who lived in early Plymouth Colony. In addition to a self-guided Museum tour, School Field Trip groups have a number of options for tailoring their visit. School Field Trip Groups with a specific interest, such as early gardens, period cookery, colonial religion, Native culture, timber-frame construction, or navigation, may book a speaker through our Professional Speakers Bureau or a Guided Tour.

Our historical theme dining turns what might otherwise be just another restaurant meal into a memorable (and tasty!) addition to your visit for your School Field Trip. We offer themed meals with Pilgrim and or Native hosts, and lunch or dinner with food historians who will teach your School Field Trip groups just how Miles Standish ate his dinner without a fork. For more about historical or modern-day dining opportunities, go to our School Field Trip Groups Dining page.

Student School Field Trip groups also have a variety of choices to expand their stay, including Wampanoag School field trip enhancements, hands-on workshops, historical dining programs and overnight programs. We would be happy to combine any of these to create a package suitable to your needs to make your School field trip more memorible. For more about our student school field trip groups programs, go to our Education Programs section.

Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Address:

137 Warren Avenue

Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360

P. (508) 746-1622 x8358

W. Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Massachusetts

E. Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Hours, Rates & Ticket Information

Plimoth Plantation & Mayflower II are open everyday through November 25th.

PLIMOTH CINEMA Hours Sunday – Saturday: 4:30 & 7:00 PM

Visit http://www.plimoth.com and make your online retail purchases all year long.

 The museum is comprised of two locations:

  • Plimoth Plantation is located at 137 Warren Ave Plymouth, MA 02360. We’re 3 miles south of Plymouth center.

  • Plimoth Plantation’s Mayflower II  is located at the State Pier (across the road from 74 Water St) on the Plymouth waterfront.

Combination Ticket:

Includes admission to both museum locations detailed below.

Plimoth Plantation: (good for two consecutive days)

  • 17th-Century English Village
  • Wampanoag Homesite
  • Visitor Center and exhibition galleries
  • Craft Center
  • Nye Barn

Plimoth Plantation’s Mayflower II: (good for any one day within one year of purchase)

  • Mayflower II Ship
  • Dockside Exhibit

Adults: $29.50

Children (6-12):$19.00

Senior Citizens (62 and over with ID):$26.50

*Plimoth Pass: $122.50

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Children 5 and under are free unless booked as a school group.

*The Plimoth Pass = 2 adults and up to 4 children (6 – 17). Plimoth Passes are NOT available for online purchase and must be purchased at Guest Services in the Henry Hornblower II Visitor Center or at Mayflower II.

Plimoth Plantation Only:

Includes admission to all sites except Plimoth Plantation’s Mayflower II.

Adults:$25.50

Children (6-12):$15.00

Seniors:$23.00

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Children 5 and under are free unless booked as a School Field Trip for groups.

Mayflower II Only:

Includes admission to Plimoth Plantation’s Mayflower II ship and dockside exhibit.

Adults:$10.00

Children (6-12):$7.00

Seniors:$9.00

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Children 5 and under are free unless booked as a school field trip for groups.

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School field Trip to Plimoth Plantation

School Field Trip for Groups to Plimoth Plantation All Grades

Let Plimoth Plantation help you expand the walls of your classroom and inspire in your students a curiosity about and understanding of the past with a School Field trip. Whether you bring your students to the museum as a School field trip or have us come to you, we will spark your students’ imaginations and make history come alive.

There’s a reason why Plimoth Plantation is one of the most popular School field trip destinations in New England!  At Mayflower II, The 17th-Century English Village, and the Wampanoag Homesite, students on their School field trip are surrounded by the sights, smells and sounds of the 17th century. Visits to the Museum are a great way to spark the imagination of your students and help to make history come alive!

There are a variety of ways you can use our unique living history resources on the School Field Trip.

Plimoth Plantation School Field Trip

Visits to the Museum immerse your students on their School Field trip in the 17th-century world of the Wampanoag and Pilgrims. For more information on booking a School field trip, visit our reservations page. Information on grant funding for field trips may be found at Foundations for Kids.  

Special Programs 

While you’re at the Museum on your School field trip , why not arrange for a special hands-on workshopguided tour or special meal? You can even plan an overnight stay! Learn more on our School Field Trip Programs page.

We Can Visit You

Can’t make it to the Museum for School Field Trip? We’ll bring the Museum to you! Our Pilgrims and Native museum teachers will go from class to class, for informative and fun hour-long classroom programs or traveling workshops.

Invite Plimoth Plantation to your school or group meeting.

School Classroom Visits

Our talented Pilgrim role players and Native museum teachers can bring the magic of Plimoth Plantation to your classroom; wherever you are. Their visits are a great way to prepare for a field trip and are a wonderful option for those who can’t make it to the museum.

For more information on inviting Plimoth Plantation to visit you, please go to We Can Visit You!

Speakers

Invite one of Plimoth Plantation’s captivating Pilgrim role players, Native speakers or historians to your next group meeting or function. Find out how at Professional Speakers.

School Field Trips for Groups Planning Information

Admission discounts are available for School Trips for groups of 15 or more ages 6 & up.

Admission includes a self guided visit to the museum’s sites and exhibits.

If you need rate information for your school field trip for groups, please call the group sales office at 508-746-1622, ext. 8358 during regular business hours (9am to 5pm Monday – Friday), or e-mail groupsales@plimoth.org.

Plimoth Plantation is a popular destination for adult and student tour school field trip groups. Book early for the best times. Discounted rates apply for school field trip groups of 15 or more people. Plimoth Plantation offers discounted rates for different types of groups. Please contact the Group Sales Office at 508-746-1622, ext 8358, or grouptours@plimoth.org for more information about rates.

To assist you in planning your School field trip visit, we recommend you allocate 3 hours at Plimoth Plantation and 1 hour at Mayflower II. Travel time between the two sites is approximately 15 minutes.

All school field trip visits are self-guided tours of the Museum sites. Guided Tours are available on request for an additional fee.

Group Sales Office hours are 9 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday. The office is closed weekends and holidays.

If our phone lines are busy, you may place your reservation request online. A confirmation will be emailed within one business day confirming your School field trip for groups.

School field trip, Summer camp Groups Trips in Plymouth, Massachusetts

School field trip, Summer camp Groups Trips in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Summer Camp Groups at Plimoth Plantation

Summer Camp Groups Trips to Plimoth Plantation

There’s a reason why Plimoth Plantation is one of the most popular field trip destinations for Summer Camp Groups in New England!  At Mayflower II, The 17th-Century English Village, and the Wampanoag Homesite, students are surrounded by the sights, smells and sounds of the 17th century. Visits to the Museum are a great way to spark the imagination of your students and help to make history come alive!

Summer Camp Groups Trips

For more information on booking a field trip, visit Rates and Reservations.

Information on grant funding for field trips may be found at Foundations for Kids.

For logistical information and tips for planning your field trip, see Tips for Your Visit.

Are you looking for a way to customize your field trip and make it an experience that your students will remember for years to come? Visit Book a Special Program. There you’ll find information on hands-on workshops, overnight programs, guided tours, expert speakers, and dining options.

Looking for ways to help prepare your students? Make sure to check out Field Trip Materials. You can also go to the Just for Kids section for historical background information for students.

Well-prepared chaperones are so important for a field trip. Visit our Chaperone Guide page for information on preparing chaperones and for a printable chaperone guide.

We Can Come to You

Invite a Pilgrim or a Native staff member to your Summer Camp! It’s a great way to prepare for your trip to Plimoth Plantation. 

Can’t make it to the Museum? We’ll bring the Museum to you! Our Pilgrims and Native museum teachers will go from class to class, delivering informative and fun hour-long classroom programs.

Summer Camp Groups Field Trips Planning Information

Admission discounts are available for Summer Camp groups of 15 or more ages 6 & up.

Admission includes a self guided visit to the museum’s sites and exhibits.

If you need rate information for your summer camp groups field trip or tour group, please call the group sales office at 508-746-1622, ext. 8358 during regular business hours (9am to 5pm Monday – Friday), or e-mail groupsales@plimoth.org.

Plimoth Plantation is a popular destination for adult and Summer camp tour groups. Book early for the best times. Discounted rates apply for summer camp groups of 15 or more people. Plimoth Plantation offers discounted rates for different types of groups. Please contact the Group Sales Office at 508-746-1622, ext 8358, or grouptours@plimoth.org for more information about rates.

To assist you in planning your visit, we recommend you allocate 3 hours at Plimoth Plantation and 1 hour at Mayflower II. Travel time between the two sites is approximately 15 minutes.

All summer camp group field trips visits are self-guided tours of the Museum sites. Guided Tours are available on request for an additional fee.

Group Sales Office hours are 9 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday. The office is closed weekends and holidays.

If our phone lines are busy, you may place your reservation request online. A confirmation will be emailed within one business day.

Scout Groups at Plimoth Plantation

Scout Groups Field Trips to Plimoth Plantation All Grades

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts can learn about history, and about themselves, at Plimoth Plantation!

Plimoth is a great place to visit with your troop – scouts can explore Mayflower II, the Wampanoag Homesite, the 17th-century English Village, the Craft Center, and the Nye Barn!

Your Scout group (at least 15 people ages 6 and up) could benefit from our group rates on a field trip. While you’re here, you could make your visit more special with hands-on activities – schedule one of our interesting workshops!

To learn more about special programs, activities and events for scouts, including our annual Boy Scout Day and Girl Scout Day, visit our ScoutingPage.

To learn more about what you’ll see and experience at Plimoth Plantation, go to What to See and Do.

For information about hours and rates, visit Hours and Prices. Please note that groups of 15 or more qualify for our special group rates.

We come to you!

Can’t come to us? Our Professional Speakers, either modern or “in-character” role players, can spend time with you here at the Museum, or could come to you at a troop meeting! Plimoth Plantation would love to reach your troop in your own hometown, including visiting speakers and traveling workshops.

Hold your troop’s next Scout Meeting at Plimoth Plantation!

For more information, or to reserve a program, call us at (508) 746-1622 ext. 8359, email us at programservices@plimoth.org, or make an online reservation request.

Overnights

If your troop wants to enjoy an overnight experience at the Museum, your two-day admission is included! You can choose a Colonial (Pilgrim) or Wampanoag (Native) theme.

For more information, or to reserve a program, call us at (508) 746-1622 ext. 8359, email us at programservices@plimoth.org, or make an online reservation request.

To receive special offers, and regular updates on Plimoth Plantation’s educational programs, sign up for our Education Mailing List. Be certain to check the box for teachers.

Badges and Awards

Any program your troop chooses can be individualized to include activities just for your troop.

Boy Scouts can work toward the Outdoorsman and Naturalist badges during a workshop or overnight.

Girl Scouts can participate in special activities for their journeys, or to fulfill requirements for awards (Badges, Try-Its, Interest projects, Petals). We have ideas for DaisiesBrowniesJuniorsCadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors. Let us know if you have your own ideas about how we can help you on your journey by individualizing your program.

Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts Juniors can earn the Tale of Two Cultures Badge at Plimoth Plantation, too. Your troop can earn this badge on your own when you visit the sites – no Museum teacher is needed!

For more information, call us at (508) 746-1622 ext. 8359, or email us at programservices@plimoth.org.

Scout Days

Each Spring, Plimoth Plantation has a Scout Day. Scouts receive discounted admission, and enjoy special scouts-only activities. Keep your eye on this page for updates, or sign up for our Education Mailing List to receive updates on all our programs.

Scout Groups Field Trips Planning Information

Admission discounts are available for Scout groups of 15 or more ages 6 & up.

Admission includes a self guided visit to the museum’s sites and exhibits.

If you need rate information for your scout groups field trip or tour group, please call the group sales office at 508-746-1622, ext. 8358 during regular business hours (9am to 5pm Monday – Friday), or e-mail groupsales@plimoth.org.

Plimoth Plantation is a popular destination for adult and Scout tour groups. Book early for the best times. Discounted rates apply for scout groups of 15 or more people. Plimoth Plantation offers discounted rates for different types of groups. Please contact the Group Sales Office at 508-746-1622, ext 8358, or grouptours@plimoth.org for more information about rates.

To assist you in planning your visit, we recommend you allocate 3 hours at Plimoth Plantation and 1 hour at Mayflower II. Travel time between the two sites is approximately 15 minutes.

All summer camp group field trips visits are self-guided tours of the Museum sites. Guided Tours are available on request for an additional fee.

Group Sales Office hours are 9 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday. The office is closed weekends and holidays.

If our phone lines are busy, you may place your reservation request online. A confirmation will be emailed within one business day.

Teacher Workshops at Plimoth Plantation

Teacher Workshops at Plimoth Plantation 

Our professional development programs draw upon the expertise and wealth of resources that make Plimoth Plantation one of the most well-known and respected living history museums in the country. Workshops are taught by Native and non-Native presenters. In addition to covering historical content that meets state and national curriculum standards, workshops also address the processes of studying American History and effective methods for incorporating museum resources into the classroom.

Designed to excite and inspire teachers, our programs blend classroom instruction with hands-on, experiential activities and visits to the Museum’s living history sites. Recent workshops include a Landmarks of American History Summer Institute and Teaching American History (TAH) partnerships with dozens of schools from across the country.

We offer:

Individual Registrant Workshops

Customized Group Programs (including TAH)

Week-long Packages with the New England Historic Sites Collaborative (NEHSC)

For more information, or to reserve a program, call (508) 746-1622 ext. 8359 or email programservices@plimoth.org.

To receive special offers, and regular updates on Plimoth Plantation’s educational programs, sign up for our Education Mailing List.

Customized School, District or TAH Grant Programs

Whether a two hour in-service or a two- or three-day program at Plimoth Plantation, let us design an authentic, stimulating and innovative program for your group. A perfect fit for groups studying Plymouth Colony history, early Colonial history, Native American history, immigration, and cultural interactions.

Workshops can include:

Presentations by Museum staff and historians

  • Primary source document workshops (Mayflower Compact, 1621 Treaty, The First Thanksgiving)
  • Hands-on, historic workshops (Wampanoag artifacts, Wampanoag pottery, Colonial cooking, Colonial games)
  • Visits to the Museum’s living history sites (Mayflower II17th Century English VillageWampanoag Homesite, and Craft Center)
  • Historic Dining (“A Taste of Two Cultures,” “A Wampanoag Social Feast” and “Eat Like a Pilgrim”)

  • Teaching Materials (teachers receive 10% discount on educational materials in our shops)
  • An overnight experience at the Museum (some of our groups have slept on Mayflower II and our Colonial and Wampanoag education sites)

Sample Workshop Schedule

We believe that in order to understand what happened in the past, we need to understand the people making the decisions. Most of our programs begin with an overview of the Wampanoag, their beliefs and way of life in the 17th century; as well as an overview of the religion, cultural background and worldview of the English Colonists. Other activities, such as working with primary sources, lectures or hands-on activities, build on this information.

Most workshops last a full day and include the cultural overviews, time to see the Museum’s sites and one or two additional activities.

Sample itinerary:

MORNING

  • View Plimoth Plantation orientation video, Two Peoples, One Story, on the bus
  • Visit Mayflower II and Plymouth Rock
  • Travel to Plimoth Plantation
  • Who Are the Wampanoag: An introduction to the Wampanoag
  • Who Are the Pilgrims: An overview of the culture and worldview of the Pilgrims

LUNCH: 

Historic Dining or lunch on your own at the Patuxet Cafe

AFTERNOON:

  • Exploring the Museum’s sites
  • Customized activities (can include primary source workshop, hands-on activities, or other presentations by Museum staff)
  • Wrap-up and discussion of incorporating content into the classroom

Cost:

$300-$500 per hour of instruction depending on size of group. Most groups have 3 – 4 hours of instruction.

Discounted Museum admission.

Dining options are an additional fee.


Week-long Workshops Package with New England Museums and Libraries 

New England Historic Site Collaborative (NEHSC)

Plimoth Plantation is pleased to be a part of the NEHSC, a group of nine New England historic sites, museums, and libraries collaborating on a series of weeklong teacher training programs. The programs offer a variety of hands-on, intensive and engaging experiences and explore themes of:

  • Colonial Encounters
  • The American Revolution
  • Slavery and Reform
  • 19th-century Industry 

For more information, visit the NEHSC at  or download the NEHSC workshop brochure. 

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  • Jennysocool

    This place is super cool! Its like a blast from the past!