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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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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 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to the Cape many times. This was our first visit to the monument. While the climb up the sixteen stories would be a challenge for someone not in shape, it could be done slowly. It is well closed in and safe for children...More

Thank Peggy E
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 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank NorthamptonSyd
Management response:Responded 4 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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Gregory S
Management response:Responded 4 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 4 weeks ago

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...More

Thank ChannahAbraham
Management response:Responded 4 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 4 weeks ago

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!

Thank jscr18
Management response:Responded 4 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 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Veronica F
Management response:Responded 4 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 5 weeks ago 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...More

Thank boaster
Management response:Responded 4 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 20 May 2017

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...More

Thank Crowley13
Management response:Responded 4 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 20 May 2017

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...More

Thank Deb H
Management response:Responded 4 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 19 May 2017 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...More

Thank Radiohutch
Management response:Responded 4 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
are the museum and monument in walking distance from the ferry?
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
are the monument and museum in walking distance from the ferry?
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
Price of admission and parking?
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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