An all ages creative studio offering courses, classes and workshops in sewing, knitting, crochet, art, DIY, jewelry, and all things handmade/crafty! We're Like Pinterest in Real Life! MIY Studio is a make-it-yourself creativity studio offering classes, courses, and workshops in almost every creative realm imaginable- sewing, knitting, crochet, photography, paper crafts, soap-making.... Read More>
Scouts, Schools, Seniors, Camps and Clubs - Looking for a unique venue for your next outing? The Paragon Carousel provides a backdrop of beauty, fun and history for your event.
The Paragon Carousel has been operating on beautiful Nantasket Beach since 1928. Built by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company, it boasts four rows of 66 intricately carved horses and two rare Roman chariots. It is decorated with 35 original paintings, 36 cherubs and 18 goddesses. Learn about our Curator’s restoration process in the Restoration Studio, where the horses are lovingly stripped of paint and varnish, inspected and repaired, and then painted in the original color schemes with the same techniques used in 1928.
BayState Brew Tours, LLC is a craft brewery touring operation operated by craft beer industry folks. This enables us to arrange for exclusive tours, tastings and service at each of the breweries we visit. BayState Brew Tours, LLC offers several tour options and they vary week to week. Each visiting 3-4 breweries and the cost includes some samples at each stop. You also have the time for a tour of each facility with the staff, time to ask questions and also buy additional beer and/or merchandise.
We cater to groups of 20 or more, including private events, birthday parties, corporate events, family outings, family reunions, weddings and many more! Private park rentals available!
One call & we plan it ALL! 3 party options, admission includes all rides & attractions! Even better, FREE motor coach parking, food vouchers available & drivers are always FREE.
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.... Read More>
Enjoy the luxury in an authentic Mississippi-style paddle wheeler as a local history expert narrates the historic harbor of Plymouth. You'll enjoy a gull's eye view of Plymouth Rock, Plymouth Beach, Clark's Island, and the majestic Gurnet Point Lighthouse.... Read More>
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.... Read More>
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.... Read More>
Captain John Whale Watching & Fishing Tours welcomes groups to experience an unforgettable excursion across Cape Cod Bay to Stellwagen Bank, feeding ground of the world’s largest mammals. As groups depart from Plymouth Harbor, their naturalist, a professional marine biologist, provides an informative description of the whales while guests cruise on one of two open decks or lounge in the climate-controlled main cabin.... Read More>
Whether you choose a Lobster Excursion, Pirate Cruise, Ice Cream Sundae Cruise, Wine Cruise or Harbor Tour, be assured that the experience will always be unique, interesting, educational and fun. Spanning across all age levels, with a variety of options, cruises sail rain or shine and may be privately chartered. Located within walking distance to Plymouth Rock, Mayflower II (under repair-due back in 2019), other attractions and many shops and restaurants.... Read More>
Opened in June 2017, the Hingham Heritage Museum features a semi-permanent display of some of our treasures in the Kelly Gallery and the first of what we hope will be many ballroom exhibits on aspects of Hingham history.... Read More>
Historic Priscilla Beach Theatre (PBT) is set on a two-acre campus located in the seaside village of Manomet in Plymouth, MA, approximately one hour south of Boston, MA. PBT presents six main stage productions annually May through October, including its resident troupe productions in July and August. In addition, there are seven educational workshops year-round for children and teens.... Read More>
Mayflower Pilgrims John and Priscilla Mullins Alden moved from Plymouth to Duxbury in 1627, built a home and raised their 10 children. Alden House Historic Site is still owned by the Alden family. Now designated a National Historic Landmark, the property welcomes visitors to explore the legacy of one of America’s founding families through tours of the Alden family home (c.... Read More>
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.
Heritage Museums & Gardens celebrates American culture and inspires people of all ages to explore, discover and learn together. Located on Cape Cod, Heritage is the largest public garden in southern New England, with more than 100 acres of gardens and nature trails.... Read More>
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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"Play with Bay" and sample a collection of locally-made wines and jellies
Plymouth Bay Winery invites groups to come taste their collection of wines, produced from locally grown, native grapes and berries. Made in their winery directly across from beautiful Plymouth Harbor in downtown Plymouth, their wines are fun, versatile companions to a wide range of dishes at every meal. The winery is open daily for tastings and available for private events. Their gift shop includes a wide variety of wine-themed gifts, jellies with fun names like Pilgrim Pattie, Pilgrim Paradise, Wicked Pissah and First Thanksgiving, and of course... delicious wines to take home and share with friends and family.... Read More>
Mass Audubon’s North River Wildlife Sanctuary in Marshfield offers function rooms for small groups celebrating special occasions or meeting space for community organizations. The building is a late-1800’s house that currently houses the offices for Mass Audubon’s South Shore Sanctuaries staff.... Read More>
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.... Read More>
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.... Read More>
Free museum offering beautiful exhibits in an intimate setting
The Art Complex Museum in Duxbury, MA is housed on over thirteen acres of open fields and woodlands in a contemporary structure of glass and wood. It was co-founded by Carl and Edith Weyerhaeuser in 1968 and celebrated its 45th anniversary in 2016. The museum features three galleries showing art from the region and the Weyerhaeuser collections focusing on Shaker objects, Works on Paper, American paintings and Asian art. Free tours are offered to groups of up to 50.... Read More>
Across the street and around the corner from Plymouth Rock, in the heart of this quaint village’s historic district, is the Mayflower Society House. The grounds host the historic eighteenth century dwelling built by Edward Winslow. Behind this stately mansion are the offices and library of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants.... Read More>
Group rates are available for most large groups. Chaperones for school groups attend at no charge.
We offer our nightly tour all year, including the winter months but our schedule is slightly different. We run our Plymouth Night Tour at 7pm on most nights... Read More>
Behind The Scenes (non-harvest tour)
Behind The Scenes "Cranberries 101" Tour is an opportunity to see and learn all about cranberry growing directly from the grower. You get one on one time with the grower taking you on a tour of the farm. You will have the opportunity to walk onto the bog and touch the cranberry vines, learn about the history of the industry, growing practices and see the technology and equipment used in modern cranberry growing. Schedule and reservations available by visiting website.