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Provincetown Library

356 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2322
+1 508-487-7094
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Beautiful historic library!

This is an awesome place to go in P-town! Great quiet place to relax and personal work or just to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jeffwells0891
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Boston, Massachusetts
Classic and gorgeous library

Wonderful alcoves to read or write throughout the library. Treasure trove of books and a large ship... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rosannoni
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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“second floor” (94 reviews)
“rose dorothea” (32 reviews)
“scale model” (24 reviews)
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356 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2322
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"rose dorothea"
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"scale model"
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"sailing ship"
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"beautiful building"
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"children's section"
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"half size"
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"inside the building"
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"book sale"
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"huge ship"
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"big surprise"
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"architectural gem"
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"former church"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an awesome place to go in P-town! Great quiet place to relax and personal work or just to check out some great books!

Thank jeffwells0891
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful alcoves to read or write throughout the library. Treasure trove of books and a large ship on the second floor

Thank rosannoni
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This building began life as a church in 1860 for the fishing fleet people who lived here at that time, It was they who for whatever reason installed the replica of the Rose Dorothea sailing ship weighing 108 tons. I suggest you Google Rose Dorothea...More

Thank simon m
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Visited the library, and the outside is very historical, having been recently renovated. The inside is extremely quiet. The book collection is very small, and there was only one computer open for public use.

1  Thank Monica P
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Our group was told to check out the library, which was at one time a church, at another time a museum. We told the librarian we just came in to see the building and she told us to travel up the elevator to the mezzanine...More

Thank debpires
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

There is a lot to see in the line of history for free. I was amazed at the ship in the library that starts on the 2nd floor with the masks the go up to the 3rd or 4th floor.

Thank demarise2017
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We were parked very close to here so on our way back to the car we headed in and are glad we did, such are charming old fashioned library.

Thank KEVCO36
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Stunning old library is a centerpiece in this fun little town and makes an awesome photo op while you're there.

Thank Shelley K
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I went to the library today for a writers workshop. I was noticing the books on the shelves and was very impressed with the collections. Would recommend checking out the library.

Thank Bonepa45
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

This beautiful building dominates one end of Commercial Street. It is an absolute gem, totally in character with the area, and a real asset of the town.

Thank mjc404
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