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Where The Pilgrims Landed First

Neat place to visit. It was great to find out that the Pilgrims landed here first before they... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
San Antonio, Texas
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Great Panoramic views of teh Cape

Interesting to discover that P-Town was the original landing spot for the Pilgrims. This monument... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
Palm Desert, California
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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1 High Pole Hill Rd, Provincetown, MA 02657
+1 508-487-1310
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All reviews worth the climb easy climb no elevator great views from the top free admission whaling industry mayflower compact p town gift shop worth the effort cape cod take your time parking fee leave your car local history walk up great history
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Neat place to visit. It was great to find out that the Pilgrims landed here first before they continued on their journey and finally landed on Plymouth Rock. Great views at the top!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank geraldc102
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Interesting to discover that P-Town was the original landing spot for the Pilgrims. This monument is dedicated to that event that happened well before the Plymouth Rock landing. The walk up may challenge some. It is a combination of stairs and ramps but once you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DKD1209
Reviewed September 17, 2018

If you are new to PTown or a return visitor this is a lovely tradition to be able to orient yourself to the area. You can spot the lighthouses and map out a trek should that be of interest. The museum is small and can...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Martha H
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We climbed the tower which is a LONG way up there. We felt the ramps made the job much easier. Stairs would have been a killer. It was windy and cool when we got to the top and views were somewhat restricted by iron grates....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 102JOE102
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

The Pilgrim Monument tower requires a climb up 116 stairs and 60 ramps but taken slowly it is not too arduous a climb for the unfit. The view from the top is good on a clear day and takes in the town and its environs....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank TheoC319
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Historic and impactful with a very nice museum included. Commemorating the establishment of the colonies; sponsored by towns in Mass. Each town has a plaque leading up to the top. Don’t attempt if you are out of shape or worried about a strenuous climb. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank travelgirl3781
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Worth the climb, which is quite onerous but mostly ramps rather than steps. 12$ entrance fee. The museum is also really interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 401lind
Reviewed September 11, 2018

All the times I have been to PTown and never went up the tower. When you have company from far away you get to do those things you might nor otherwise. The Museum was underwhelming but still interesting. After that we took our time climbing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Twinzone
Reviewed September 11, 2018

you can see the monument from miles around, we found it easy to park near by and walked the short distance to the monument, we took in a little local history and then climbed the steps to the top, once there you are greeted with...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alan157243
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Been to P-town many times, always enjoy trip to main street, the monument and the beaches.' Nice to shop, enjoy restaurants and take in sights

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from rfknauer103 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there we saw travelers with dogs outside the monument complex but did not see anyone with a dog inside the museum or the monument. To be sure, I would call the museum regarding clarification. Sorry I can not be... More
September 26, 2018|
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Response from Paul H | Reviewed this property |
No place to check in a backpack but as it's a reasonably gentle grade with plenty of waiting places as you go it, provided its not too big it should be no problem.
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February 20, 2017|
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Response from travelgirl3781 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it’s a quick walk from the ferry