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Provincetown Library

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The ship inside is incredible

Hard to believe but they actually built a ship on the second floor .... it’s a must see in PTown... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eufaula, Oklahoma
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Very nice library in Provincetown, MA

We visited Provincetown in October and while there visited this library on the main street... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Delmar, New York
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356 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2322
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hard to believe but they actually built a ship on the second floor .... it’s a must see in PTown. This is a great place to stay abreast of your periodicals ... they have a large selection of newspapers and magazines. The staff is friendly...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Provincetown in October and while there visited this library on the main street (Commercial). It was very nice and the staff were very helpful. Would recommend stopping in if you have the time (we used the computer to connect with our local library...More

Thank Edward2651
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't do too much research on this - just go in, take the elevator to the top, and enjoy the surprise. And the view.

Thank 597mollyk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes there is a ship in this Library. You got to see it to believe it. Just a short stay but it is free and amazing.

Thank Victor D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful library space!! Lots of space for guest readings and wonderful displays of local history.

Thank ChemTch
Reviewed October 14, 2018

What a special place! A great mix of old and new. Spent a fun 90 minutes listening to authors reading excerpts from their books. Loved it

Thank Judith S
Reviewed October 11, 2018

it is a very small town but beautiful, all the Architect is Vitorian and the Commercial St. is full of shops and restaurant, very beautiful.

Thank Papar L
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We always stop in at the library when we’re in Ptown. They always have thoughtful displays that teach me something as well as old books and DVDs for sale. What’s unique is when you head to the second or third floor, you can see a...More

Thank Linda Q
Reviewed October 2, 2018

ok, so typically going to the library is not on the to do travel list...but this library is different...go in and check out the SHIP built into the building on second floor...and the beauty of the building, wood work, stairs, all worth it!

Thank Cindy E
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The Library has some interesting exhibits, especially the ship that was built into the library years ago and towers into the second floor.

Thank Kat D
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May 24, 2018|
Response from LauraMontgomeryUSA | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is a public free library. I have never paid for admission. I think there is a donation box. I attended a May poetry reading with refreshments gratis. They also supply free or reduced museum admission.