December 4 – December 6 – Plymouth Holiday House Tour

The newly reopened Pilgrim Hall Museum is sponsoring a Holiday House Tour of some of Plymouth’s most beautiful homes, decorated for the holidays.  The preview party will be held Friday, December 4, from 6 – 8 pm,  and the Tour will take place Saturday and Sunday, December 5 and 6.

Your visit may range from graceful private residences at The Pinehills to the historic homes of Leyden Street, all dressed up for the holidays.  Feel the warmth of the holiday spirit while you help preserve the museum’s superb collection of extraordinary 17th century artifacts and support its educational programs.  Your ticket includes a light lunch at Plymouth Country Club. Exact locations of houses on the tour are kept confidential until the day of the tour.  You MUST pick up the booklet and map that will serve as your ticket (and which reveal the locations of the houses) AT PILGRIM HALL MUSEUM (75 Court Street, Plymouth, MA) between 9:30 and 4:30 on either Saturday, December 5 or Sunday, December 6.  (The houses themselves will NOT open before 10:00 am).  Tickets will NOT be sold at the houses or at Plymouth Country Club.  Lunch at Plymouth Country Club is included with the ticket.  Lunch will be served between 11:00 and 2:00 each day (ticket holders are entitled to ONE lunch).

Space is limited, so purchase your tickets early!  A discount is also available with advance purchases.     The ticket price for the Preview Party and the Tour will be $40.  Tickets are nonrefundable.

Pilgrim Hall Museum, America’s oldest museum,  located at 75 Court Street in Plymouth, has recently completed a major expansion & renovation project, adding air-conditioning and a new entry.   The “new” museum also features an imaginative reinstallation of the  permanent exhibitions of 17th century Pilgrim artifacts.

Celebrate the Pilgrims’ legacy in the restored grandeur of the Main Hall and then encounter the actual artifacts used and owned by the 17th century Plymouth Colonists, in a new and dramatic installation. Pilgrim Hall Museum is open daily from 9:30-4:30  through December 30, 2009. For further details on the House Tour and the Museum, log on to, or email You may also telephone 508-746-1620.