Mayflower Archives at The Box, Plymouth

Take an immersive journey through our permanent galleries with our expert guide at The Box in 2020, Plymouth's new multi-million pound heritage attraction

Where? Plymouth

Tour provider The Box


  • Address: The Box, Tavistock Place, Plymouth, PL4 8AX
  • Telephone: +44 01752 304774
  • Email:
  • Travel Trade Contact: Charlotte Pascoe, Commercial Manager



Be introduced to our awe inspiring historic and artistic collections and meet our life-sized Woolly Mammoth. Discover why Plymouth is Britain’s Ocean City and how our ports have supported Britain’s explorers for centuries whilst interacting with our exhibitions, objects and activities.

This tour will not include a tour of the Mayflower: Legend and Legacy exhibition. We recommend this tour for ages 11+.

About The Box:

The Box is the South West’s newly constructed flagship cultural attraction, packed with incredible things to see and do.

Tour highlights

  • Tour of The Box with an expert guide
  • Access to all of our permanent galleries
  • Find out more about the significance of Plymouth’s Ports
The Box, wooly mammoth

Itinerary duration

1 hours

Recommended group size


Price per person

£10 per person

Pick up location, distance from train station

10 minute walk from the Plymouth Railway Station or 5 minutes by taxi  

Refreshments and meals

There is a café onsite, but we can offer a refreshment package as part of any of the following offers: 

  • £7 Mayflower Cream Tea . A pot of special Mayflower blend Plymouth tea, freshly baked scone, local clotted cream and jam.
  • £7 Mayflower Cheese Tea. A pot of special Mayflower blend Plymouth tea, freshly baked cheese scone, local cheddar and chutney.
  • £4 Children’s Tea. A choice of drink and a choice of cake or scone.

Special equipment needed

A sense of adventure! 

Availability Frequency and Advance Booking

Available every day, excluding Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Minimum of 7 days’ notice required.

Accessibility considerations and facilities

Building is fully accessible with a changing place. If you have any additional requirements, please contact us.  

Fitness Level (low, moderate or high)


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