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Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum

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Address: High Pole Hill Road, Provincetown, MA 02657
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+1 508-487-1310
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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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A Must See When Visiting to Understand P-Town History

The monument is central to the town. You will be given directions to things based on location from the monument. VIews of it and from it are terrific.

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Northampton
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The monument is central to the town. You will be given directions to things based on location from the monument. VIews of it and from it are terrific.

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North Smithfield, Rhode Island
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No one in my group fell and died. Instead we saw lovely views of the ocean and the Cape. Overall, a success.

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Woodstock, New York
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Remember learning that the Mayflower landed in Plymouth, MA? Come visit this museum to learn the facts: The Mayflower was headed for the mouth of the Hudson River to the burgeoning settlement called New Amsterdam, present day Manhattan. Currents blew the ship off course and to the tip of Cape Cod. Realizing that they were not going to join a... More 

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On behalf of the Pilgrim Monument and the Provincetown Museum I would like to thank you for taking the time to share with us your experience here, your feedback is greatly appreciated and will help us as we grow and learn from our visitors. More 

Hartsdale, New York
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We walked all the way up to the top of the tower, and were treated to gorgeous views of the harbor. The museum is lovely and informative. Cute gift shop with very reasonable prices. Helpful staff!

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On behalf of the Pilgrim Monument and the Provincetown Museum I would like to thank you for taking the time to share with us your experience here, your feedback is greatly appreciated and will help us as we grow and learn from our visitors. More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Walk the Jetty! It's a great experience to walk across and visit the light house on the other side. Wear sunscreen and pack some light bites -- you are going to want to stay on that side a lot longer than you think.

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On behalf of the Pilgrim Monument and the Provincetown Museum I would like to thank you for taking the time to share with us your experience here, your feedback is greatly appreciated and will help us as we grow and learn from our visitors. More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We paid our $12 each to visit and the staff were really informed and helpful. The inside of the monument is mainly Ramos with a step around every corner - which I thought made it easier. The view was clear but not the best view from the top. The museum was however quite poor.

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On behalf of the Pilgrim Monument and the Provincetown Museum I would like to thank you for taking the time to share with us your experience here, your feedback is greatly appreciated and will help us as we grow and learn from our visitors. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I saw this from the road driving in and immediately knew I had to go up there! It's 250 feet tall, and the views are stunning! It was $12 to go up in the tower and access the museum, well worth it!! The long walk up is lined with tiles commemorating each Mass town and when it was established, and... More 

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On behalf of the Pilgrim Monument and the Provincetown Museum I would like to thank you for taking the time to share with us your experience here, your feedback is greatly appreciated and will help us as we grow and learn from our visitors. More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The museum was very educational. I didn't know about the Portuguese immigrants who had a great influence on the town. Also, climbing the monument to the top was hard work but worth the effort to climb up all the way. The view from the top was exceptional. I would highly recommend visiting the museum.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently, I hiked to the top of Pilgrim Monument...more than 200 steps along a great cement trail to the top. The stairs are very easy to navigate, but take your time climbing. It can take you 20-30 minutes or ore to get to the very steep top. From the top the views of Provincetown are stunning with shaker houses and... More 

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Upstate NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We particularly enjoyed the museum and learned something new in regards to the Pilgrims. I climbed to the top of the tower. It might seem to be a workout, but believe me, it's less strenuous than walking up the hill to the tower. Definitely worth the time to check it out.

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On behalf of the Pilgrim Monument and the Provincetown Museum I would like to thank you for taking the time to share with us your experience here, your feedback is greatly appreciated and will help us as we grow and learn from our visitors. I learn something new everyday I work here and I totally agree it is harder to... More 

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