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Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum

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Address: High Pole Hill Road, Provincetown, MA 02657
Phone Number: 508-487-1310
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Description: This monument commemorates the Pilgrim's first landing in Provincetown...
This monument commemorates the Pilgrim's first landing in Provincetown (not Plymouth), where they conceived, wrote and committed to the Mayflower Compact - the foundational document for the democracy America enjoys today. The Monument is the tallest all-granite structure in the U.S. rising 353 feet above sea level, and at the top, visitors are provided the most spectacular view of Cape Cod.In addition to the MOnument, the Provincetown Museum presents the unique cultural heritage of this historic town with special exhibitions and permanent displays.The Monument and Museum has ample parking, is open daily from APril 1st through November 30, and NEW this year - a food concession call the "Shallop Cafe" where visitors can enjoy a picnic lunch overlooking Provincetown and the Bay.
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The combination of this museum and the monument was fantastic. The monument is powerful. I was uneasy about making it up to the top but they have thoughtfully installed mostly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Meadville, Pennsylvania
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Meadville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The combination of this museum and the monument was fantastic. The monument is powerful. I was uneasy about making it up to the top but they have thoughtfully installed mostly ramps most of the way (there are some stairs but not many). This made it accessible and doable and I so appreciated that. My ancestor made it over on the... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I liked how the walk to the top is a ramp and not an endless flight of stairs. The view of Provincetown from the top is phenominal. However, the price was a little steep per person. A major plus is that if you pay the fee for the parking lot you get to keep your car there all day and... More 

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This is one of my favorite spots downtown. I grew up coming here and enjoy the museum. Some of my favorite pieces of art are there. If you dare hike up the tower you will get some great views of the harbor. I love climbing up and seeing the town plates mounted on the walls.

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The visit to the monument and museum was great and gave us insight to the history of Provincetown. The walk up the steps was great exercise, but make sure you are prepared for it.

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Cute museum and over a 100 stairs to the top. but when you get there the views are amazing. The tallest building in town, and maybe all of the outer Cape.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Not a bad walk up the stairs to a great view. A must while you are in Provincetown. The museum was very interesting.

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Valley Forge, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Great view of the Cape and Provincetown. Staff are very friendly and accommodating. This is a good alternative for parking which is cheaper ($12) than downtown ($20) and is just an easy walk from main Street . For those cheapos out there, $12 that comes with 1 free ticket, might wanna reconsider.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Parking (which places you about 3 blocks from downtown ) is $12 and includes one admission to the museum and tower. Senior price to enter is $10. We did the museum first, which included information and displays about the monument, the Mayflower Compact, the whaling industry and other local history. It was interesting, but mostly consisted of cases and displays,... More 

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Calverton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

lots of history. Great small museum at base of monument. Walk up inside the monument to the best view of Ptown you can get. We were able to see Boston as it was a clear day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

A must do while in town. Stairs are designed more like ramps rather than flights do really easy climb. It is windy up top so hold the hat. Can't beat the view and they provide a map of what you will see

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Additional Information about Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum

Address: Address: High Pole Hill Road, Provincetown, MA 02657
Phone Number: 508-487-1310
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Provincetown
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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