Getting Here

From Boston and Points North

From Cape Cod

From Providence and Points Southwest

From Points West

From Plimoth Plantation to Mayflower II

From Plimoth Plantation to the Plimoth Grist Mill

From Mayflower II to the Plimoth Grist Mill

Public Transportation from Boston

Mayflower II Parking Information

The Plimoth Grist Mill Parking Information

Approximate Travel Times

 


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Directions to Plimoth Plantation, Plimoth Grist Mill and Mayflower II

Street address for Plimoth Plantation:

Plimoth Plantation
137 Warren Avenue
Plymouth, MA 02360


Street address for Plimoth Grist Mill:

6 Spring Lane
Plymouth, MA 02360

 

Plimoth Plantation’s Mayflower II

State Pier (across from 74 Water Street)
Plymouth, MA 02360

Directions

From Boston and Points North:

Take Route 93 South to Route 3 South. Take exit 4 (Plimoth Plantation Highway) off Route 3. This is a left exit. Continue on Plimoth Plantation Highway for approximately 1 mile and take the exit for the museum. At the end of the exit ramp turn right, and proceed up the street for 20 yards. Turn right at the sign for the museum into the driveway. At the stop sign at the end of the driveway, cars and campers should turn left and park in our main lot or overflow lot. Buses, RVs or visitors with handicapped plates should turn right and park in the bus parking lot.

For Mayflower II:  

Plimoth Plantation’s Mayflower II is moored at the State Pier (across from 74 Water Street) in downtown Plymouth, about three miles north of Plimoth Plantation.

From Boston take Route 93 South to Route 3 South. Take exit 6A off Route 3. Follow the exit ramp to the right, which puts you on Route 44 East (Samoset Street). Stay on Route 44 East (Samoset Street) and cross Route 3A (Court Street). You are now on North Park Avenue. Continue on this street to the small rotary. Take the first right onto Water Street, and go straight about 5 blocks or 1/8th of a mile until you see the ship on your left. Metered parking is available on the street.

For Plimoth Grist Mill:

The Plimoth Grist Mill is located in downtown Plymouth, about three miles north of Plimoth Plantation.

From Boston take Route 93 South to Route 3 South. Take exit 6A off Route 3. Follow the exit ramp to the right, which puts you on Route 44 East (Samoset Street). After approximately 0.5 miles, take a right onto Oak Street. Take the third left onto Summer Street. Once on Summer Street, take your third right onto Spring Lane. The Plimoth Grist Mill will be on your left and parking is directly ahead.


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From Cape Cod:

Please note that there is no direct exit to the museum from Route 3 North. You must reverse direction at exit 5 to go on Route 3 SOUTH.

Take Route 3 North to exit 5. At the bottom of the exit ramp go left (under Route 3). Make a right onto Route 3 SOUTH. Immediately take exit 4 (Plimoth Plantation Highway). This is a left exit. Continue on Plimoth Plantation Highway for approximately 1 mile and take the exit for the museum. At the end of the exit ramp turn right, and proceed up the street for 20 yards. Turn right at the sign for the museum into the driveway. At the stop sign at the end of the driveway, cars and campers should turn left and park in our main lot or overflow lot. Buses, RVs or visitors with handicapped plates should turn right and park in the bus parking lot.

For Mayflower II:  

Plimoth Plantation’s Mayflower II is moored at the State Pier (across from 74 Water Street) in downtown Plymouth, about three miles north of Plimoth Plantation.

From Cape Cod, take exit 6 off Route 3 North. Follow the exit ramp to the right, which puts you on Route 44 East (Samoset Street). Stay on Route 44 East (Samoset Street) and cross Route 3A (Court Street).You are now on North Park Avenue. Continue on this street to the small rotary. Take the first right onto Water Street, and go straight about 5 blocks or 1/8th of a mile until you see the ship on your left. Metered parking is available on the street.

For Plimoth Grist Mill:

The Plimoth Grist Mill is located in downtown Plymouth, about three miles north of Plimoth Plantation.

From Cape Cod, take exit 6 off Route 3 North. Follow the exit ramp to the right, which puts you on Route 44 East (Samoset Street). After approximately 0.5 miles, take a right onto Oak Street. Take the third left onto Summer Street. Once on Summer Street, take your third right onto Spring Lane. The Plimoth Grist Mill will be on your left and parking is directly ahead.

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From Providence and Points Southwest:

Take 95 North, to 495 South (exit 6A) to Route 44 East (exit 6). After entering Plymouth, take Route 3 South to exit 4 (Plimoth Plantation Highway). This is a left exit. Continue on Plimoth Plantation Highway for approximately 1 mile and take the exit for the museum. At the end of the exit ramp turn right, and proceed up the street for 20 yards. Turn right at the sign for the museum into the driveway. At the stop sign at the end of the driveway, cars and campers should turn left and park in our main lot or overflow lot. Buses, RVs or visitors with handicapped plates should turn right and park in the bus parking lot.

ALTERNATE DIRECTIONS from Providence area:

Take 195 East to Wareham. Take 495 North to Carver. Exit onto Route 58 North. Follow Route 58 which becomes Tremont St the becomes Federal Furnace Rd, Turn left on Seven Hills Rd. Turn right on Samoset St and follow to Route 3  South to exit 4 and follow signs to Plimoth Plantation (same as above).

For Mayflower II:  

Plimoth Plantation’s Mayflower II is moored at the State Pier (across from 74 Water Street) in downtown Plymouth, about three miles north of Plimoth Plantation.

Same as directions from Providence/Points Southwest (above) until you enter Plymouth on Samoset St.. Stay on Samoset St. and cross Route 3A (Court St). You are now on North Park Avenue. Continue on this street to the small rotary. Take your first right onto Water Street, and go straight about 5 blocks or 1/8th of a mile until you see the ship on your left. Metered parking is available on the street.

For Plimoth Grist Mill:

The Plimoth Grist Mill is located in downtown Plymouth, about three miles north of Plimoth Plantation.

Same as directions from Providence/Points Southwest (above) until you enter Plymouth on Samoset St. After approximately 0.5 miles, take a right onto Oak Street. Take the third left onto Summer Street. Once on Summer Street, take your third right onto Spring Lane. The Plimoth Grist Mill will be on your left and parking is directly ahead.

 

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From Points West:

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike East to 495 South (exit 11A) to Route 44 East (exit 6). After entering Plymouth, take Route 3 South to exit 4 (Plimoth Plantation Highway). ). This is a left exit. Continue on Plimoth Plantation Highway for approximately 1 mile and take the exit for the museum. At the end of the exit ramp turn right, and proceed up the street for 20 yards. Turn right at the sign for the museum into the driveway. At the stop sign at the end of the driveway, cars and campers should turn left and park in our main lot or overflow lot. Buses, RVs or visitors with handicapped plates should turn right and park in the bus parking lot.

For Mayflower II:  

Plimoth Plantation’s Mayflower II is moored at the State Pier (across from 74 Water Street) in downtown Plymouth, about three miles north of Plimoth Plantation.

Same as directions from Points West (above) until you enter Plymouth on Samoset St. Stay on Samoset St and cross Route 3A (Court St). You are now on North Park Avenue. Continue on this street to the small rotary. Take your first right onto Water Street, and go straight about 3 blocks or 1/8th of a mile until you see the ship on your left. Metered parking is available on the street.

For Plimoth Grist Mill:

The Plimoth Grist Mill is located in downtown Plymouth, about three miles north of Plimoth Plantation.

Same as directions from Points West (above) until you enter Plymouth on Samoset St. After approximately 0.5 miles, take a right onto Oak Street. Take the third left onto Summer Street. Once on Summer Street, take your third right onto Spring Lane. The Plimoth Grist Mill will be on your left and parking is directly ahead.

 

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Public Transportation from Boston:

Public transportation is available from Boston Logan Airport and South Station Bus/Train Terminal to Plimoth Plantation, daily. 

  • From Boston Logan Airport bus transportation is available to Plymouth.
  • From Boston South Station Terminal you may travel to Plymouth by bus or train.
  • Bus transportation is provided by Plymouth-Brockton Bus line (508) 746-0378 from Boston to Plymouth on the Plymouth/Hyannis line which stops at exit 5 Visitor Center. You will need to arrange transportation from the Visitor Center to the Museum. During the summer, please check Plymouth-Brockton Bus line for the America's Hometown Trolley schedule.
  • From Boston's South Station you may also take the Amtrack Commuter Rail http://www.mbta.com (1-800-392-6100) train to the Kingston/Plymouth station. This is an open platform station. From the train station it is recommended that you arrange for a taxi service prior to arrival. Taxi ride from the Kingston/Plymouth station to Plimoth Plantation or Mayflower II is about 10 minutes.
  • South Shore Taxi (508) 406-8908 or (781) 535-4405 are available 24 hours a day. Also offering van service to and from TF Green and Logan airports.
  • Mayflower Taxi (508) 746-8294
  • Ace Taxi (774) 283-3134
  • Seabreeze Taxi (508) 888-0774 or (781) 588-1873
  • If there are any questions, please contact Plimoth Plantation (508) 746-1622.

 

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Directions from Plimoth Plantation to Mayflower II:

Mayflower II is part of our living history museum. She is moored at the State Pier in downtown Plymouth directly across from 74 Water St., about three miles north of Plimoth Plantation. To get there from Plimoth Plantation, go through the upper Main Parking lot to the road directing you to Route 3A. At the Plantation gates, turn left onto Route 3A North. Stay on Route 3A for about 2.5 miles. Turn right onto Water Street between Reliable Cleaners and Stevie's Pizza. Mayflower II is docked at the State Pier about 1/8th of a mile on the right.

Parking and Drop-Off for Mayflower II at the Waterfront:

Guests may park in the designated crescents or the public metered parking areas. There are also pay parking lots on Water or North Streets.

The drop-off/pick-up area is the designated crescent on Water Street in front of the Plimoth Plantation Waterfront Shops, just north of Plymouth Rock. It is about a 1 minute walk to Mayflower II from this area.

Parking for motorcoaches is in the East Bay Grill Restaurant "Bus Parking" lot, located 200 yards north of the Route 44/Town Wharf rotary.

Directions from Plimoth Plantation to Plimoth Grist Mill:

The Plimoth Grist Mill is the newest exhibit at Plimoth Plantation and is part of our living history museum. The mill is located at 6 Spring Lane in downtown Plymouth. To get there from Plimoth Plantation go through the upper Main Parking lot to the road directing you to Route 3A. At the Plantation gates, turn left onto Route 3A North. Stay on Route 3A for about 2.5 miles. Turn left onto Sandwich Street and make a left onto Summer Street. Spring Lane is on the left.

 


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Directions from Mayflower II to Plimoth Grist Mill:

Heading southeast on Water Street, turn right onto Leyden Street. Continue over Main Street into Town Square, and take your first left onto Market Street. Make a right onto Summer Street. Spring Lane will be on the left. 


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Parking Information for the Plimoth Grist Mill

The Plimoth Grist Mill is adjacent to a large, free public parking lot that can accomodate cars as well as busses. After turning down Spring Lane, continue straight into the parking lot.

Approximate Travel Times:

All times are approximate and dependent upon traffic and weather conditions.

TO PLIMOTH PLANTATION, PLIMOTH GRIST MILL AND MAYFLOWER II FROM: 

Boston:

1 hour

Falmouth, MA:

40 minutes

Hyannis, MA:

30 minutes

Manchester, NH:

3 hours, 15 minutes

Mystic, CT:

2 hours

New Bedford, MA:

45 minutes

Portland, ME:

3 hours, 30 minutes

Providence, RI:

1 hour

Sturbridge, MA:

2 hours, 30 minutes

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