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“Interesting museum and nice view of Ptown port” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum

Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum
High Pole Hill Road, Provincetown, MA 02657
508-487-1310
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Owner description: This monument commemorates the Pilgrim's first landing in Provincetown (not Plymouth), where they conceived, wrote and committed to the Mayflower Compact - the foundational document for the democracy America enjoys today. The Monument is the tallest all-granite structure in the U.S. rising 353 feet above sea level, and at the top, visitors are provided the most spectacular view of Cape Cod.In addition to the MOnument, the Provincetown Museum presents the unique cultural heritage of this historic town with special exhibitions and permanent displays.The Monument and Museum has ample parking, is open daily from APril 1st through November 30, and NEW this year - a food concession call the "Shallop Cafe" where visitors can enjoy a picnic lunch overlooking Provincetown and the Bay.
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“Interesting museum and nice view of Ptown port”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

The museum is interesting but could be better organized. It has 3 videos to see. One can snack on the grounds while pondering the view over Ptown and its bay. NIce shop with loads of curios and books.

Visited June 2013
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“Great place to start your trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Go there bright and early in the morning. If you are afraid of Heights then this is not the place for you. The Museum is great, and the staff were very nice

Visited May 2013
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“The "Beginning" tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Enjoyed learning about the pilgrims and seeing the artifacts from that era of America's History. Real interesting. Too many steps to go up inside the monument but the view from the base of the pilgrims monument of the Provincetown harbor was fantastic. Highest granite structure in the U.S.

Visited December 2012
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“A great attraction for all!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We visited the Pilgrim tower and museum for the first time this trip to P-Town. The museum is small, but gives you a great historical overview of P-Town and has some great exhibits. The Pilgrim Tower has fantastic views over all of P-Town and the lower Cape. It is a long walk up, but easy as it is mostly ramps rather than stairs. No elevator, so you should be in shape or take your time. Great views from the top, but enclosed with galss panels (I guess so nobody jumps...how sad!) so it is not so easy to take photos. A great piece of history in Provincetown.

Visited June 2013
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“Pilgrim Monument”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Very interesting and informative. The walk up to the top of the tower seems really daunting but is actually not bad at all, and provides a really nice view. It's worth the climb. The staff is very friendly and the displays are interesting.

Visited June 2013
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