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Provincetown Town Hall

260 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA
508-487-7000
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Ranked #13 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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Zanesville, Ohio
2 reviews
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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58 reviews 58 reviews
31 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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171 reviews 171 reviews
50 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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
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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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408 reviews 408 reviews
184 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Alabama
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250 reviews 250 reviews
46 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
29 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Great restored building, this is where it happens, but beware the seats in the hall are hard!! And it can get Hot AC is poor. So if it is for a show dress cool and padded!!

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