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Provincetown Library

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356 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2322
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Very unique Library

Don't miss this...they have done a fabulous job of updating this interesting historical structure... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2017
245dee
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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Friens

Provincetown on Cape Cod is friends friendly. In fact I think this the best gay place in the USA... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
Ronald B
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

Don't miss this...they have done a fabulous job of updating this interesting historical structure and unbeliably there is a replica of an awarding winning sailboat in the middle of the library with the mast reaching to the roof. Really something..

Thank 245dee
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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Provincetown on Cape Cod is friends friendly. In fact I think this the best gay place in the USA. The city center has a nice decorated mainstreet with perfect restaurants.

Thank Ronald B
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Reviewed January 7, 2017

What a wonderful structure and such great use of space! Welcoming as you come in and the layout draws you to the display of the silver Lipton cup. The cup is ornate with winged horses on each side for handles.... Then you take the elevator...More

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Reviewed November 30, 2016

Looking for things to do on an out of season day in Provincetown we read that the library has a half-scale model of the sailing ship that won the Lipton Cup way back when. Seems the buiding was originally a museum and when they decided...More

Thank RedHeadPeter
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

Restrooms are good.Did not stay there very long. Nice building architecture to look at while we were strolling.

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed November 9, 2016

It is always gratifying to see libraries are still alive and this one is a real gem-offering more than one would expect.The ship on the top floor is a nice complement to the views from the windows.A nice place to visit.

Thank joant613
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Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in here to take a break from Commercial Street and was pleasantly surprised. The childrens area was clean and comfortable. There were big padded blocks for climbing. My 10 month old had a blast crawling around and climbing. If you have a little...More

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Reviewed October 28, 2016

Interesting local items, the boat in the children's section is great! Lots of places to sit and be quiet.

Thank John W
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Reviewed October 27, 2016

Beautiful inside and out. Well organized. Views from the upper windows are very rewarding. Lots of local art on the walls.

Thank svale87
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Reviewed October 23, 2016

It is such a well stocked library and well managed. Also, this is one of children's favorite places to go in Provincetown. It is not to be missed, even by tourists!

Thank dlrboston
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