Group-Friendly Attractions

A.D. Makepeace Cranberry Company
146 Tihonet Road
Wareham, MA 02571
Phone: 508-295-5437
Fax: 508-291-7453
The world's largest cranberry grower offering unique agricultural experiences to groups and educational institutions
With more than 400 growers producing nearly 25 percent of the nation's cranberry supply, cranberries are the number one food crop in Massachusetts. The A.D. Makepeace Company, based in Town of Wareham, is one of the world's largest cranberry growers and the largest private property owner in Massachusetts. Today, the company farms some 1,750 acres of bog in the Plymouth County towns of Carver, Middleborough, Plymouth, Rochester and Wareham, and offers public, group and private cranberry bog tours during both the blossom season in the spring and the cranberry harvest season in the fall. Before or after a bog tour, groups can visit Makepeace Farms in Tihonet Village for cranberry-themed gifts, delicious sandwiches and salads, treats from their bakery, gourmet foods and cooking tools, specialty teas and coffees, and cookbooks.
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Billington Sea Kayak
41 Branch Point Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-5644
Celebrating 30+ years offering kayak and stand-up paddleboard experiences in Plymouth

Billington Sea Kayak’s waterfront facility offers an amazing venue and relaxing environment for groups to gather and recreate. Whether your group is interested in a team-building activity, group lessons or a challenging adventure, their team is eager to work with groups to create custom events and experiences that are sure to be the highlight of their summer. Themed kayak and stand-up paddleboard tours are scheduled throughout the summer, some of which can be offered as private tours by appointment.

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The Adventure Park at Heritage
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 02563
Phone: (508) 866-0199
Are you ready for the best climbing and zip line that Massachusetts has to offer? The Adventure Park provides family fun for ages 7 and up. This aerial forest adventure is fun, exciting and safe for all participants. We provide a harness and equipment and give you a safety briefing that demonstrates how to climb and zip line in the park. Each trail has zip lines but primarily consist of “bridges” between tree platforms made of rope, cable and wood configurations creating over 65 unique challenges. You will develop skills, endurance, and confidence during your time in the Park. Trained Adventure Park staff members monitor the Park and are there to assist if needed. It is always free to observe the climbers.

 

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Pilgrim Hall Museum
75 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-1620 x4
Fax: 508-746-3396
Touch the Rock and Experience the Journey in America's oldest, continually operating museum

In started in Plymouth almost 400 years ago – a group of English families seeking freedom and a new life arrived on the ship Mayflower in 1620. Immerse yourself in the experiences of Pilgrim settlers and Native Wampanoag, presented in the world’s finest collection of early Plymouth possessions.

Pilgrim Hall offers three exhibit galleries, changing exhibitions, a superb orientation film, and an unmatched collection of the actual belongings of the Mayflower Pilgrims. From the handmade doll of a child passenger to the Bible of Governor William Bradford, authentic relics of 17th century life offer an intimate gateway to the earliest American immigrant experience.

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Cape Cod Central Railroad
252 Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone: 888-797-7245

Travel back in time to the golden age as you are treated to some of the Cape’s unspoiled beauty, accessible only by railways. View woodlands, sand dunes, cranberry bogs and salt marshes with on board narration to add another dimension. Step aboard, relax and prepare to see Cape Cod like you’ve never seen it before! Professional Tour Planners receive exclusive net fares on all trains.

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Jenney House Museum
48 Summer Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-747-4544
17th Century Living History Tours & Educational Programs

The Jenney Museum has several Plymouth tour options for groups to choose from, each offering a unique and educational experience. Take a tour, visit the museum's three exhibits, or jump in on one of the daily interactive conversations with a Pilgrim.

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South Shore Natural Science Center
48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061
Phone: 781-659-2559

The South Shore Natural Science Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public about the natural and cultural environments of the South Shore. Their mission is to provide natural science experiences that educate, excite, and commit every generation to preserve the environment and to encourage responsible use, stewardship and enjoyment of our natural resources. The Center is located on 30 acres surrounded by 200 acres of town conservation/recreation land consisting of meadows, woodland, and a pond. Visitors are welcome year round. 

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Dead of Night Ghost Tours
70 Water Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508 - 866 - 5111
Plymouth's original paranormal investigator led ghost tour

On a Dead of Night Ghost Tour, groups will walk the paths of Plymouth's oldest cemetery, Burial Hill, for an unforgettable time of ghosts, history and excitement. Dead of Night was awarded the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor. This prestigious award, which places you in the top-performing 10% of all businesses worldwide on TripAdvisor, is given to businesses that consistently earn high ratings from TripAdvisor travelers.

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1 Town Square
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-830-4075
The oldest wooden court house and the longest used municipal building in America. Open mid-June until mid-October.
Located right in the center of Plymouth, just steps away from historic Burial Hill cemetery, The First Parish Church (the Pilgrims' church), Brewster Gardens and Leyden Street, The 1749 Court House is a free museum filled with interesting items from Plymouth's history.

 

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First Parish Church Tours
19 Town Square
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-747-1606

Standing sentinel over 400 years of history is First Parish Meetinghouse, the oldest, continuous church and organization of any kind in the US. The centerpiece of Plymouth's historic Town Square, overlooking Leyden Street where the Pilgrims settled.

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Plimoth Plantation
137 Warren Ave
Plymouth, MA
Phone: (508) 746-1622 x8358
Fax: (508) 830-6024

The nation's premier outdoor living history museum for nearly 70 years

Plimoth Plantation provides guests with exceptional experiences that immerse them in the culture and heritage of the beginning stories of America. Plimoth Plantation's goal is to provide your groups with memorable experiences by transporting them directly into the 17th century at the Museum's Mayflower II (away for repairs until 2019), Plimoth Grist Mill, Wampanoag Homesite and 17th-Century English Village and Craft Center exhibits. There they will discover the culture and history of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag people, who have inhabited the region for more than 12,000 years. The main exhibits are enhanced with an exciting menu of special events, public programs and workshops that offer a rich and diverse exploration of the 17th century.

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Newport Mansions
424 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
Phone: 401-817-1000
Fax: 401-847-9477

The Newport Mansions are landmarks of a vibrant era. To capture the flavor of Gilded Age, the hear the voices, memories and experiences of generations of people who lived and worked in these houses through a series of audio tours of The Breakers, The Elms, Marble House & Rosecliff.

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Mayflower Brewing Company
12 Resnik Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-2674

Fresh beer from America's Hometown brewery

Mayflower Brewing Company includes a 9,000 square foot production facility where all their beers are brewed and packaged, as well as a tasting room with retail store where visitors can sample all the beers, purchase retail items, and take a tour of the brewery. The tasting room with retail store is open to the public and is family (and pet) friendly, offering a variety of branded apparel, growler fills and packaged beer. Join them for a free “Speedwell Sampler” or a more substantial “Mayflower Voyage” and try a full range of their different beers. Or simply grab a pint of your favorite brew and enjoy the company of brewery friends and colleagues. Conveniently located near Route 3 and Route 44, Mayflower Brewing Company is easy to find and always welcoming.

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Battleship Cove
5 Water Street
Fall Rver, MA
Phone: 800-533-3194
Don’t just learn history – Live it at Battleship Cove Naval Heritage Museum

As the world's largest collection of historic naval ships and home to five National Historic Landmarks, Battleship Cove is the guardian of our nation's democratic heritage - a proud tradition in which you can share.

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