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Province Lands Visitor Center

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Address: Race Point Road, Provincetown, MA
Phone Number: 508 487-1256

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Great to watch the sun set

A great place to watch the sun set in the quiet of nature, after a day of whale watching and calm bake eating. Head down to the beach to watch out for seals at dusk!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

A great place to watch the sun set in the quiet of nature, after a day of whale watching and calm bake eating. Head down to the beach to watch out for seals at dusk!

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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

Climbing up a staircase gets you the best over-look of the dunes ever! The exhibits inside are interesting and will entertain the kids for 15 or 20 minutes. They even have a movie show.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A must see for families. Great place for a stop to learn more about the local history of the Cape. Learn about native plants, animals with wonderful narratives and displays. A small area to purchase items, mostly books, maps and puzzles. Gorgeous vista views.

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Dornbirn, Austria
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32 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Good place to check in when visiting the area. There's a landing where you can look out on the dunes.

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San Diego, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

A quiet little museum discovered on our bike ride out to Race Point, close to the Provincetown airport. Displays of local native history and development, wildlife, plants and wonderful views of the wetlands and ocean shoreline can be seen here. Perfect for families and everyone. There is a theater showing the development and history of the area and it's local... More 

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Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

While I can understand mid October is not prime season, disappointed to find the office closed by 2 pm with no literature available for tourists.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We took the trolley and got off here. It was a slow period so we ended up walking back to town. I guess if you have a car it would be better - you could spend more time walking out to the dunes. The walk back though was beautiful. There is a little trail that follows the street. Lots of... More 

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wellfleet,ma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Amazing storied landscape, close to the beach with birds' eye view of dune country; knowledgeable, friendly staff, varied nature, science and cultural offerings (including short films, performances, plus tours and events for young and old). Good gift-shop too.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

information provided is helpful and interesting. at the time we were there in October there were people going cranberry picking. you can do this with a guide and should do so if in the area during picking season. best views of beach and water here.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

It's free! This visitor center was the last stop on our trip up the Cape. The views of the dunes are gorgeous and the visitor center is very nice. Good for a pit stop and a souvenir, too. I would return to hike or bike some trails in the area.

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