Learn about America's early history at Jenney Museum, home to exhibits and tours exploring the Pilgrim story. The museum is in a historical building next to the site where Pilgrim John Jenney operated his gristmill in the 17th century. It houses rotating exhibits about early-American agriculture, industry, trade, and Jenney's life. Visitors can learn even more about American history by taking one of the tours that Leo Martin, an enthusiastic local historian, runs from the museum. Take a walking tour through Plymouth, understand Pilgrim economics, or visit nearby monuments. Reserve your place on a tour in advance. A visit to Jenney Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Plymouth journey planning app to plot your vacation.
Jenney Museum Reviews
For years I had seen Leo doing his walking tour and wanted to take it. I was not disappointed. You learn a lot about the pilgrims and the history of Plymouth. As for the negative comments saying Leo t... more »
We would have been missing so much of the history and flavor of Plymouth had we not taken the walking tour with Leo. It was the highlight of our week in the area and capped a fabulous vacation in the ... more »
Fascinating and I learned a lot! It's a small exhibit, but many in-depth historical facts came from the staff/owners, who cheerfully shared very interesting aspects to the real tale of the Pilgrims. I gave it a 5 mainly because of that part of my visit. Note: I am an avid history buff, so this may be "unappreciated" by some people out there who aren't really into historical attractions. Hopefully, though, everyone who visits will experience a warm conversation from the couple working there like I did!
Well worth taking the walking tour before visiting Plymouth Plantation. The narrator Leo Martin is colorful and brings out the human element to the Pilgrims story.
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