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Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum

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Address: High Pole Hill Road, Provincetown, MA 02657
Phone Number: 508-487-1310
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This monument commemorates the Pilgrim's first landing in Provincetown (not...

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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Something different- a great view!

The museum was a pleasant surprise- nicely done. Lots of unusual items and pieces of history. The view from the tower was amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The museum was a pleasant surprise- nicely done. Lots of unusual items and pieces of history. The view from the tower was amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wear sneakers to walk up the stairs to an amazing view. Depending on the weather, you can literally see for miles. Take time on way up and down to notice all of the different town bricks on the interior of the tower.

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kids love it. Manageable climb. Great views of the outer Cape. Also provides senior discount. A visit to Provincetown is incomplete without a visit o the monument/

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was very hard to find parking, and for the experience the parking itself was overpriced in my opinion.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You do not often hear about the Pilgrims landing here. Given the puritan views of the Pilgrims they probably wouldn't have stay long today either but I appreciated the historic landmark for a part of their history you do not hear about.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The views from the top of the monument are incredible and worth the climb, which is not bad at all. The stairs are well lit and not narrow. If you park in the lot for this monument on Winslow Ave, the $15 parking fee includes 1 admission to the monument and you can leave your car parked there for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth the trip. Fabulous views at the tip of the cape and worth knowing that there is a great car park where you can park and go up the tower. Great value for Provincetown.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We have a house on the outer cape and we visit this gem every trip. The museum is manageable for every age group and sheds some light on the pilgrim's journey to America. The monument offers an amazing view of the cape on a clear day. We love it every time!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Definitely need to walk to the top to see the views. Can get some good pictures, but must deal with windows or guide to shoot pictures through. Don't go if not good with heights.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be ready for climbing up the 235 ft! The view is incredible though. It was $20 for us all to get in, I believe it was $10 for 2 adults and my 4 year old was free.

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