museums and attractions

Transport / Maritime

Mayflower Museum

The museum is set over three floors and explores the story of the voyage of the Pilgrims and their journey aboard the 'Mayflower' to the New World.


  • Part disabled access


3-5 The Barbican Plymouth Devon PL1 2LR

Open days

Apr-Oct Mon-Sat 0900-1700, Sun 1000-1600. Nov-Mar Mon-Fri 0900-1700, Sat 1000-1600. (Last entry 30mins earlier.) (Closed 25 Dec-1 Jan 2020.)


By Rail: Plymouth / 1 mile

One gallery features a model of the Mayflower ship built on a 1:11 inch scale by apprentices at Devonport Royal Dockyard for the 350th Anniversary of the Mayflower Pilgrims sailing from Plymouth. The model features 360 fathoms of rigging, 332 handmade blocks and six handmade sails totalling 64 square feet.

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