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Address: 16 MacMillan Wharf, PO Box 493, Provincetown, MA 02657
Phone Number: 508-487-8899
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My wife and I went here during our honeymoon as part of our day trip to Provincetown. We were really blown away by the whole thing. Our favorite part was the history lesson that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

My wife and I went here during our honeymoon as part of our day trip to Provincetown. We were really blown away by the whole thing. Our favorite part was the history lesson that the gentleman gave us at the beginning. We learned a lot we didn't already know about pirates and could have listened to him talk for hours.... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

As a lover of history, pirates have always been a spot of great interest for me. I think this monument to Clifford's discovery helped with that. I still remember the first time I walked in as a little tyke, creeping cautiously towards the little sandpit of skeletons they had in the lobby. I'm much older now, and that particular display... More 

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Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
8 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We visited this museum on the advice of some friends of ours, and we're glad we did. The pirate who gives you the welcome speech is entertaining. It is a small museum but we were there for about an hour. it was very informative, and fun to see real pirate treasure. I'm not sure children would be very entertained, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

One typically thinks of pirates and the Caribbean but in this case it is a pirate ship that foundered off Cape Cod near Wellfleet Massachusetts in 1717. Originally a slave ship it was commandeered and repurposed as a pirate vessel. After it sank it lay undiscovered for the better part of 200 years. To date it is the only known... More 

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is worth going out on the pier for. It is a family place with plenty to keep the kids interested. The exhibits have extensive write-ups about pirate life, including many surprising facts.

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Lincoln, Rhode Island
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This museum is just a wonderful place to spend an hour or so. You get tons of history and get to see actual pirate artifacts from a pirate ship wreck. The story of the whydah is interesting and the man that runs the museum is full of information. It is a self guided tour but he will answer nay questions... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Let's just start with saying that it's a little high on the price scale to get in and the gift shop (visible upon entry) is filled with a lot of tacky items that gave me the idea that this was just going to be really cheesy. I was pleasantly surprised after getting into the museum that the museum was a... More 

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OCALA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Seen this on History & Travel Channel. Only "real" pirate treasure found in the WORLD...a small museum at end of pier. BUT... If you read, watch, & listen to the exhibits, you will be so educated. It's like a story of the little engine that could. No matter how many obstacles were thrown at Mr. Barry Clifford, he never gave... More 

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WGRI
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My grandsons just LOVE pirates, so I wanted to check this out. It's not a "kiddie" place, but more of an educational experience. The gentlemen who greeted us gave us a lot of information, and there is a very interesting video. My only complaint is that it is a long walk down the wharf, and no designated parking for those... More 

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Baltimore Md
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were told this was a nice place to visit. Had some free time and took the tour .It wasn't the greatest but was worth the visit. If you are into treasures it will be worth the trip but you have to do a lot of reading and form your own ideas as there is no tour guide

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Address: Address: 16 MacMillan Wharf, PO Box 493, Provincetown, MA 02657
Phone Number: 508-487-8899
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Provincetown

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