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Address: 16 MacMillan Wharf, PO Box 493, Provincetown, MA 02657
Phone Number: 508-487-8899
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Not what I expected...

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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
7 helpful votes 7 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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83 reviews 83 reviews
39 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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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Blue Earth
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101 reviews 101 reviews
39 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Gosh, I learned a lot at this stop! It was so interesting to learn about the real life of pirates. And, it was fascinating to hear about the locating of the Whydah. I plan to read more about both subjects - pirates and the Whydah. There were many books available for purchase. It was a great stop, not a tourist... More 

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Monument Beach, Massachusetts, United States
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134 reviews 134 reviews
48 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I am disappointed to read the negative reviews with regards to the pricing. True, this is not the Pirates of the Caribbean at Disney. This is real stuff from a real pirate ship and there are not many places in the world where you can see that. I would explain that this is more of a historical museum than a... More 

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Galway, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I have vacationed on the Cape my whole life. This was by far the best indoor experience I have had. The "curator" was very informed and was great to give us info and tell us a story. We loved the place!!!!

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oneida NY
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69 reviews 69 reviews
11 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Inside is very disappointing... for the price of admission we expected to see much more about the Whydah We are out asking ourselves"Why? Doh!"

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