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“a must see” 5 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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Ranked #2 of 21 Attractions in Provincetown
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Museums, Landmarks
Activities: Hiking
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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.
Cleveland, Ohio
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“a must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

it's not a trip to Provincetown without climbing the Monument. Wear good shoes (no flipflops) and try to go on a clear day so you can see once you get to the top. The museum is very interesting.

Visited July 2013
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pt st lucie, florida
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“Very interesting historical location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Enjoyed reading up on the history and walked to the top of the tower but the foggy day limited the views. Glad we stopped and the staff was very nice. Its worth the time to check it out.

Visited May 2013
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Atlanta,Georgia
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“Great view of P'town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

By the time I got around to visiting the monument, I was too exhausted to climb the stairs to the top. It is an uphill walk from Bradford just to the parking lot. The museum gave a great history of P'town. The view from the bottom of the monument was great, so I can imagine what the view from the top was like.

Visited June 2013
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Middletown, Connecticut
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“Great time- amazing museum!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

We started our visit by walking to the top of the monument and the views were stunning! Other than the screaming kids inside the monument we had a great time! After the monument we spent about an hour in the museum, and we had no idea that it was so big. The displays were put together nicely, and it was a great walk through history- would recommend going for anyone!

Visited July 2013
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Geneva, Switzerland
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“Great view and tons of info”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Quite a few steps to the top, but the great view compensate well for it.
The accompanying museum has some good films and items to explain early settlers history.

Visited May 2013
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