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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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  • Average6%
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“easy climb” (33 reviews)
“no elevator” (19 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 1 week ago

We have been to Provincetown many times. We thought the Pilgrim Monument was all stairs. The day before we went, I was on TripAdvisor and saw that it is a combination of stairs and ramps to get to the top. It did take a little...More

Thank Dino098
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 1 week ago

Climb the monument for a fantastic view of the coast! Yes it costs money to climb, but this also includes the museum as well... which is very cool/informative. This monument/museum offers a neat and organized take on the history of Provincetown. ALSO, if you pay...More

Thank Kat K
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 1 week ago

Provincetown has so much going for it: beaches, restaurants, frivolity. But one great treasure is the Pilgrim Monument and accompanying museum. I think this is one of the finest museums with a great collection that sticks close to its local ission to tell about the...More

Thank rjfennell
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 1 week ago

Located on a high spot you get beautiful views of the city below, especially if you climb the tower. Stairs on the inside are very 'friendly' - wide, with a sloping grade in between stairs to make it easier to get to the top (do...More

Thank Frank-in-MI
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 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a nearly cloudless day with a teen and 9 year old. It was hot and sweat will run down your back as you walk up the ramps. We had no lines and plenty of viewing space once at the top and a...More

Thank lv2travelwkids
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 1 week ago

Stopped here first. We got a deal on parking and a free ticket to the monument. After taking in the view from the top, it was a five minute walk to downtown. We left the car in the lot for the whole day without issue.

2  Thank RoadTripsUnlimited
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 1 week ago

Extensive museum with lots of exhibit appropriate for kids but the best part is climbing to the top of tower.

Thank janeo859
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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

Reviewed 1 week ago

Sitting atop the highest point in P-town and at 253' tall, the monument offers the best view you can get on the cape without being in an airplane.

Thank Tom B
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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

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I and her teenage boys had fun climbing the monument and also running about all the history. It wasn't that crowded and mostly consisted of couples and families. Did you from the top was spectacular and I do recommend going here if...More

Thank Panther0977
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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

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lot of stairs to climb but worth it. They also have interesting facts along the way . The views from the top are amazing. The area is so beautiful.

1  Thank lorcanm313
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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

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karen l
20 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
20 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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