Mayflower II
09:00 - 17:00
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09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
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09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
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Climb aboard the Mayflower II to share the experience of the Mayflower Pilgrims in 1620 when the Pilgrims crossed from England to America. A gift from the U.K. to the U.S. in 1957 for their friendship during the Second World War, this boat is a full-scale reproduction of the real Mayflower that sailed the Atlantic Ocean for 66 days. Here, you can enjoy the captain’s quarters, gallery and even below deck, lead by the boat’s handy guides. Entrance to the boat can be bought alongside other local attractions like the Plimoth Grist Mill. – Tripadvisor
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  • TWB
    Cincinnati, Ohio2,510 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Third Tour
    Third visit, still worth the imaginary time travel. Spent about 45 minutes wandering about the ship, checking out views and listening to one of the employees spew knowledge of the ship's sailing mechanisms. Unique experience with fun photo opportunities. The online combo tickets are the way to go, if you are willing to dedicate a day or more to touring Plymouth.
    Visited September 2022
    Written 28 May 2023
  • girlyguide
    West Sussex, United Kingdom114 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    It's empty!
    We bought this joint ticket with the plimouth patuxet museum. This was the better of the two. The actual ship is great and the staff were knowledgeable, like the village there is no signage or detail on the ship so you rely on asking the staff the right questions. We were a bit disappointed that it's empty. Some "staging" of belongings or beds or something would have helped understanding a lot. (We have since visited USS Constitution which did this really well.)
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 24 June 2023
  • Trevor_from_MI
    Michigan184 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good History
    This is historians' best guess what the Mayflower was like, based on 17th Century cargo ships. We got to see the living conditions of the Pilgrims as they crossed the ocean. It's a good learning experience, especially as part of the Pimoth Museums ticket package.
    Visited July 2022
    Travelled with family
    Written 30 June 2023
  • Jonathan M
    Tuxedo Park, New York645 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Step Aboard and Leave the Old World Behind
    We found our visit to the Mayflower II very enlightening. It is one thing to know from history that over a hundred hearty souls made a trip across the Atlantic, it is quite another to go below deck and wonder how they survived in such a small space. The included exhibits were thought provoking as well as they encouraged you to consider the circumstances and decisions that motivated the variety of individuals that made the journey.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 31 July 2023
  • dustythoughts
    Manchester, Connecticut2,115 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Interesting historical insights
    This ship is supposed to be a faithful interpretation of the original 17th-century Mayflower, and apart from a few modern additions (electric lighting), it was a really interesting insight into life aboard a ship for months on end. It's sea-worthy (it was built in England and sailed to the US). They have exhibits aboard the ship to approximate how things would've been aboard the ship - it was fascinating to learn about how people lived at this time.
    Visited May 2023
    Written 13 August 2023
  • K P
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our History
    We watched them restore the ship while in Mystic a few yrs ago, then saw her lowered into water. Due to covid, we missed her sailing date. It was wonderful to see her complete in all her Glory sitting at the dock. She will be taken back to Mystic perhaps this winter and we will make effort to be there to see her arrive.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 26 August 2023
  • Laurel M
    Calgary, Canada843 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great history
    We toured the Mayflower ll after visiting Plimoth Patuxet Village. Parked for free by the Grist Mill and walked down to the harbour. Stopped to look at the Plymouth Rock then boarded the ship. Lots of staff on board to answer your questions of which I had lots. They are very knowledgeable and it’s worth your while to chat with them. The ship is much smaller than I imagined and it must have been a terrible passage for those first Quakers.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 August 2023
  • gefilte63
    Beachwood, Ohio706 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Restored Model of the Mayflower
    The Mayflower II was a highlight of our visit to Plymouth. It was really interesting to see what the ship would have looked like; it is amazing that something that size made it across the Atlantic in one piece with so many people on board. Guides on the ship give explanations so it is really an educational experience. This is a must-see if you're in Plymouth.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 29 August 2023
  • GabrielsMom2014
    Rochester, New York18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Staff and Experience!
    Knowledgable staff, and plenty of them to answer questions and provide historical information! We had seen this several years before when children were much younger and it was good but this time with the older kids asking questions and exploring it, the experience was great! Went right at opening and parking was plenty, ship was not at all crowded. An hour or more later, saw a lot of people coming to the area and was glad we went early.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 1 September 2023
  • Tom G
    82 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fascinating
    Fascinating and informative time on the Mayflower II, a 1957 replica of the ship which transported the Pilgrims to Plymouth in 1620. Unhurried, excellent guides, faithful reproduction of living conditions, map room, windlass, sails, rigging, and the like. Time aboard was over an hour. First-class display boards and plenty to interest kids too. Situated at the centre of the Plymouth waterfront, this is a must-see.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 22 September 2023
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laureldecorating
Milwaukee, WI150 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Best part of our visit to Plymouth. Folks working on the ship were very knowledgeable and interesting. They helped bring the mayflower experience to life. An impressive recreation.
Written 16 May 2024
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Ilanfreedman
New York, New York307 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
The Mayflower II has stunning views of the harbor. I liked how the pilgrims traveled on their exodus from England to America.
Written 21 April 2024
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RandyRoss
Ridgetown, Canada12,390 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
When we purchased the tickets for the Plimoth Patuxet Museum, there was an option to add a tour of the Mayflower II ship (at an additional cost). We opted not to do this, in part because we had seen the large replica at the museum in Provincetown and in part because we had just toured a lot of ships in Mystic CT but did go to see it. I think that was the right decision.
These are photos of the Mayflower II. It is a full-scale reproduction of the original Mayflower, located in downtown Plymouth MA (in the same park as Plymouth Rock). What finally became of the original Mayflower is an unsettled issue. Charles Edward Banks, an English historian of the Pilgrim ship, claims that the ship was finally broken up, with her timbers used in the construction of a barn at Jordans village in Buckinghamshire England.
Written 17 January 2024
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Princess279
East Brunswick, NJ1,078 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Was excited to show my children the ship they've been asking to see since they were able to speak of Thanksgiving. Although not mentioned anywhere else, a piece of paper on the ticket window stated, "closed". My best guess would be, too close in proximity to the Cole's Hill where National Day of Mourning meeting was held on Thanksgiving... We stayed in town and were determined to tour the beautifully crafted ship the next day. The schedule said 9am...the ticket booth opened a little after 9:30am...when some of the tourists were getting ready to leave. Perhaps too much turkey the day before made the staff just a little annoyed to be working on Friday, so we didn't get the same level of interaction as at the English village just the day before. I'd say, take some pictures of the shore and explore the Cole's Hill instead.
Written 1 December 2023
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jtg1961
Ocala, FL191 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
It is amazing to believe that the first pilgrims crossed the Atlantic in this tiny ship, touring the ship really brings this experience to life. The staff throughout the ship are very friendly and knowledgeable, eager to share their knowledge and history of the ship. We were glad we didn't miss this experience.
Written 25 October 2023
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Traveler60903
Frederick, MD13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
The tour is very good and the staff is enthusiastic and well-informed. Very able to answer questions. I learned some things I didn't know before.
Written 17 October 2023
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Richard S
Angmering, UK761 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
To stand on the Mayflower II and learn about the pilgrim journey finished off a superb couple of days in Plymouth MA. All the staff knew their history and to be able to experince the ship was fantastic
Written 15 October 2023
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smittync
Charlotte, NC370 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
The people on the ship describing ship life are very good. They gave a great presentation and answered many questions. The people that sailed on a ship like that were tough. The kids were loving it.
Written 3 October 2023
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johnstaver
Elkton, MD37 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Amazing replica. Hard to imagine what the actual conditions were like sailing across the Atlantic. It really is stepping back 400 years. Highly recommended if in the area.
Written 23 September 2023
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Tom G
Cockenzie and Port Seton, null, United Kingdom82 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Fascinating and informative time on the Mayflower II, a 1957 replica of the ship which transported the Pilgrims to Plymouth in 1620. Unhurried, excellent guides, faithful reproduction of living conditions, map room, windlass, sails, rigging, and the like. Time aboard was over an hour. First-class display boards and plenty to interest kids too. Situated at the centre of the Plymouth waterfront, this is a must-see.
Written 22 September 2023
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