February Kids Week – Family Programs at Pilgrim Hall

Pilgrim Hall Museum
75 Court Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-746-1620

Monday, February 18, 2019 to Friday, February 22, 2019

Celebrate February vacation week with a series of family-friendly activities for children at Pilgrim Hall Museum. It’s free admission for all children (up to age 18) through the week. Enjoy Treasure Hunts for all ages every day throughout the day, plus special programs during the week. Kids Week programs are entertaining and educational for young learners, and there’s plenty for grown-ups to explore, too, in the unique galleries of the nearly 200-year-old institution. Get out of the cold, and experience fun learning adventures in an interactive family setting!

During Kids Week, all children (up to and including age 18) admitted FREE! Admission for adults is $12, $10 for seniors. Free for residents of Plymouth or members of Pilgrim Hall Museum.
Groups of 10 or more must call for reservations: (508) 746-1620, ext. 4  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Monday, February 18th – 10 am to 2 pm - Musket Day at the Museum
Presented by the New Plimmoth Gard
Colorfully costumed re-enactors from the New Plimmoth Gard brandish pikes, swords and muskets to commemorate the establishment of Plymouth’s first colonial militia. Meet the Gardsmen to learn about defense and daily life in 17th-century Plymouth Colony. Includes live musket volleys on the Museum lawn!

Tuesday, February 19th, 1 to 2 pm - Puppets & Pilgrims
Enjoy a display of handmade Pilgrim puppets and learn the art of making puppets come to life with voice and manipulation techniques in a workshop presented by Gerwick Puppets. Suitable for children ages 7 and up.

Wednesday, February 20th, 1 to 2 pm - Fairy Story Time & Wish Catchers Crafting
Jane Kelly, artist-proprietor of Keyhole Studio and creator of the Fairy Door Trail, shares fairy stories and guides participants in creating magical Wish Catchers to catch your wishes and hold them tight. Appropriate for all ages.

Thursday, February 21st, 1 to 2 pm - Learn to Spin
See demonstrations of spinning on a traditional wheel with artisan Linda Doll, and learn how to spin on a Q-tip! Suitable for children ages 7 and up.