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Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum

High Pole Hill Road, Provincetown, MA 02657
+1 508-487-1310
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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 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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“easy climb” (31 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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High Pole Hill Road, Provincetown, MA 02657
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+1 508-487-1310
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The monument can be seen for miles around and is worth the climb to the top. The museum is very informative, for one whose knowledge of Ptowns involvement with the Mayflower landing is (or was lacking)

Thank dave m
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

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.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made it to the top of pilgrim monument up 112 steps and 60 ramps in Provincetown or Ptown, in the outer cape. This is the first place the ship Mayflower landed but left for Plymouth after 5weeks in search for better land and water....More

Thank lowa88
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

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.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went up the monument. It is not difficult at all because it has stairs and ramps. The parking cost is $15 and you get a free adult admission. The child ticket (5-12 yrs) is $4. Beautiful view from the top! Nice and informative pilgrim...More

Thank travel4family2
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

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.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to venture up to the Pilgrim Monument on your trip to P-Town. Great views of the town and Cape and waters from the top. Great Museum on the lower level about Provincetown and the early days of the Whaling Industry. Great gift shop...More

Thank peacefullpete
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great museum that gives the history of the Pilgrims landing and the history of Provincetown. My kids enjoyed the museum. And the climb up the tower is a must. There are ramps between steps to make it easier on the way up....More

Thank Vicky A
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Pilgrim Monument, the tallest free standing granite structure in the United States, commemorates the signing of the Mayflower Compact in Provincetown Harbor in 1620. Little did the Pilgrims know what the place was going to turn into! You can get to the Monument by...More

Thank keaura
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you don't mind getting some exercise with a good climb, be sure to visit the Pilgrim's Monument while visiting Provincetown on Cape Cod. The views in all directions are well worth the climb to the top. A combination of ramps and stairs gets you...More

Thank DeeAnn M
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't climb the monument, but spent time in the museum. A VERY nice and informative museum! I learned a great deal about the pilgrims, their lives and what they experienced. The other half of the museum is devoted to PTown, it's founding and development....More

Thank Ttownlady78
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum was great for the whole family to learn about pilgrim history. The view from the top is worth the climb!

Thank k6486
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since I am a history buff I must confess to being a bit embarrassed at not knowing this story before my visit. I did not know that the Pilgrims of 1620 landed in P-Town and stayed for a few weeks before deciding to relocate to...More

Thank Mark J
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

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.

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karen l
21 February 2017|
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Response from Denlau9 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure where the ferry comes in but my husband & I both feel it must be. P town is not large at all. Of course this is assuming you are in shape to walk several blocks with no effort.
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karen l
21 February 2017|
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Response from Vagabond757 | Reviewed this property |
It will probably take you about 20 minutes to walk from the Monument to the ferry for Long Point. Have fun!
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TravelerUpstateNY
28 September 2016|
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Response from Cliffordmte | Reviewed this property |
Parking included one entry, not that expensive but well worth it. I think Peking was $15. Admission $12
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