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Plymouth Historical Museum

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Address: 155 S Main St, Plymouth, MI 48170-1635
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+1 734-455-8940
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Wed 13:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sun 13:00 - 16:00

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A wonderful museum

Be sure to spend some time visiting this museum. Exhibits change throughout the year. Inside the museum, many vignettes are created to tell a story. Mannequins are dressed in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
buffy45
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Plymouth, Michigan
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Plymouth, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to spend some time visiting this museum. Exhibits change throughout the year. Inside the museum, many vignettes are created to tell a story. Mannequins are dressed in vintage clothing. The shops that line the "street" have beautiful exhibits with excellent signage. You will enjoy your visit.

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Plymouth, Michigan
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The whole place was filled with things from the movie a few years ago. With little areas set up to look like the inside of Ralphie's house and historical facts, it was so cute to see! The museum overall is a hidden gem. Such neat things to look at and learn. I hope they do more Christmas displays this year.

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Plymouth, Michigan
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

This isn't a National museum, so make sure you manage expectations accordingly. However, if you're looking to experience the flavor of the local area over the last 200-250 year, native Americans, pioneers, etc., it's a nice visit. You can spend anywhere from 30 minutes to a couple of hours. All depends on what you want to take in and how... More 

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1 Thank Mihol57
Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

The Plymouth Historical Museum was very informative and entertaining. They change exhibits regularly and their docent William was VERY helpful and informative about all things Abe Lincoln. In fact, just go there and visit William. You will learn a lot!

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1 Thank Vegabond226
Ferndale, Michigan
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

You can't beat free. A cool little museum. The Lincoln exhibit was worth seeing, and the Plymouth Timeline was another highlight.

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1 Thank Robert P
Newquay, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

When visiting Plymouth we often pop into this Museum for a look around. Its not the biggest museum in the world but t should grab your interest and its free !!

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2 Thank icarus777
Waterford, Michigan
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

An excellent example of a small local historical museum. The Plymouth Timeline in the basement has tons of artifacts from the 1800s to 1950s. Almost too much - it borders on overcrowded, but everything is view-able. Also several "seek and record" activities for the younger crowd. We went in December for the "Christmas Story" themed exhibit - Red Ryder BB... More 

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1 Thank John J
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

They tried to be very helpfull but at times this was overbearing They have some interesting things with a lot on Lincoln. The ethnocentricity of the guides was in some cases very painful and disturbing

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3 Thank 1Bustrav
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66 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

My friend and I decided to visit this historic museum because it not only has historical items about the city of Plymouth,they also have a great Abraham Lincoln section and revolving exhibit and this revolving one had story lines from the infamous movie the Christmas story and life sized figurines. Sadly the items on display were not from the actually... More 

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1 Thank shroom_of_doom
Plymouth
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Probably the best Lincoln exhibit outside of Springfield, IL and Washington D.C. They have amazing things from Lincoln. The guides are great and very knowledgeable. There are new featured exhibits every 6 months or so. Currently the 1893 Chicago World's Fair is excellent. The upper level has 1900 store fronts, a to die for doll house, and an excellent Victorian... More 

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