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Province Lands Visitor Center

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Address: Race Point Road, Provincetown, MA
Phone Number: +1 508-487-1256

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Was here Last year

This is a wonderful place with the ocean and lots of scenery. I first came here on my way from Province town.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Marisol B
Slingerlands, New York
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Slingerlands, New York
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place with the ocean and lots of scenery. I first came here on my way from Province town.

Thank Marisol B
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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647 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Another one of the fine visitor centers on the cape. Small inside, but great views from the deck. Well worth the stop.

Thank Tom B
East Granby, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stopped by to take some pictures. What a Great view from the observation deck. Can see ocean, beach and monument. The folks in the gift shop were so friendly and helpful. Purchased awesome prizes of top notch quality. You have to visit this place !!!

Thank Deb C
Boston, Massachusetts
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109 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This was really a surprise as we stumbled over it while looking for the beach. It was well worth the time spent and very informative.

Thank busyman269
Syracuse, New York
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205 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stopped on the way to our daily hikes. Run by the National Parks Service. There were short films in the theater, as well as displays on the history and geography of the area. Good views from the observation deck. Merchandise for sale was cheap, as it was nearing the end of their season.

Thank MikeGSyr
Dayton, Ohio
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

There is a second floor deck with commanding views of the area, from Provincetown and Cape Cod Bay to the oceanside beaches. But the visitor center is low on things to see. Rangers seemed helpful, and there was a video about whaling and the lifesaving service. There were a gift shop and bathrooms.

Thank Michael S
Gorham, New Hampshire, United States
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240 reviews
158 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stopped by this visitor's center to get our Passport Stamp and to see some of the Cape Cod videos the park offers (the AV equipment was down at the Salt Pond V.C.). There is a great observation deck and there are amazing views from here and easy access to the Province Lands bike trail. It was very busy (lot's... More 

Thank Sarah C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This small visitor center is located atop a large sand dune and is perfectly positioned to give a panoramic view. Short informative films run throughout the day. There is a small gift shop/ bookstore. For those seeking a break from the downtown crowds, this is a great way to spend an hour or two.

Thank travelingfamily77
Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

During early morning travels around P Town - wound up on the observation decks of the visitor center and were able to watch whales playing through the binocular stands on the deck! We brought our own binos the next day and continued our free whale watching. When the park rangers arrived to open the center they were extremely helpful and... More 

Thank Robin122
West Caldwell, New Jersey
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

From the beautiful views to the information from the park rangers this is a fun diversion from Commercial Street in Provincetown and the beach. People can hike or take their bikes on the trails, look out at the ocean or see the Pilgrim Monument from a distance. They have exhibits, a movie theater where you can watch short videos about... More 

Thank Lin533

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