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Provincetown Town Hall

260 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA
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Ranked #14 of 27 Attractions in Provincetown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Government Buildings, Art Museums
Description: Provincetown's municipal center also contains 30 pieces of art donated by local artists.
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Key West, Florida
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94 reviews 94 reviews
12 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

As you stroll down Commercial Street in Provincetown, take a moment to peek inside Town Hall for a throw back to days of the Town Hall. In no way glittery, this Hall is a monument to this place that is America's First Destination, where the Pilgrims first landed in Provincetown Harbor and inked the Mayflower Compact, the DNA for American... More

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Zanesville, Ohio
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Everyone was really nice. Building has a lot of history. They even allow you to bring your dogs inside.

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New York City, New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
32 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This is a town hall! If you are visiting provincetown, you can use the bathrooms here, stare at the auditorium and admire its history for five minutes, walk around and look at the art for ten. There really isn't much more to it.

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Danbury, Connecticut
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Sit on the bences in front of Town Hall and people watch. Always interesting people there. For the kids, Face painting, or fancy balloons. Also always some entertainment

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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179 reviews 179 reviews
52 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Town Hall, located smack in the middle of town, represents small town USA in its absolute. It is truly the heart of town activity. The original town hall was built in the mid 19th century where the monument is located. After the first hall burned down the new town hall was built in the present location in 1886. The recent... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The benefit we attended was held here - a very gracious reminder of a different age. Huge old staircases gave a dramatic flair.

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Alexandria, VA
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473 reviews 473 reviews
229 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Set right on Commercial Street in the midst of the hectic march of tourists, Town Hall is the central piont for debating public issues and making public policy. Fully restored, it is an architectual gem. Many tourists are drawn by the free public rest rooms on the second floor but miss the expansive auditorium that hosts political and cultural events.... More

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Marathon, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a very old courthouse and there is so much history there. It should be seen if you are in Provincetown. Everyone is so friendly and there are small exhibits in the hallways. Lots of old paintings

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262 reviews 262 reviews
46 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Love this building, gorgeous inside and out. The theater room is such a beauty. Paint colors, wonderful ceiling, all in all a thrill for the eyes. Don't miss the art in this building--excellent.

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Houston, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
29 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The new exterior restoration was beautiful done and it's great to hear the bell tolling the hours and half hours once again. The restored staircase in the auditorium was part of a $6 million renovation project. Renovation of the 1886 building started in 2008. The walls are painted Victorian-era colors based on a historical paint analysis. The auditorium was previously... More

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