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Provincetown Library

356 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2322
+1 508-487-7094
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If you are a library fan please see the second floor of this Library. Amazing place very nice and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sherbrooke, Canada
There is no escaping the noise.

We came here to read. It's a small library and there is a constant parade of tourists who come in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“rose dorothea” (30 reviews)
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356 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2322
+1 508-487-7094
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a library fan please see the second floor of this Library. Amazing place very nice and well maintain. Congratulation to the people who create this Library.

Thank GaetanV_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here to read. It's a small library and there is a constant parade of tourists who come in and look around. Amazing how many speak in street voices and how many let their kids run around and yell in a library. But that's...More

Thank M C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't miss the view and the huge ship model upstairs! A beautiful renovated church, thank goodness. PS: nice bathrooms too...

Thank VMR510
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Step inside this public place and marvel and its sea history. Take the elevator or walk the steps to the second floor where you will encounter the half scale model of the Rosa Dorthea, a fishing scooter, which took 11 years to construct. Aptly placed,...More

Thank msp1231
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like many visitors to Ptown I've walked by this historic building on Commercial Street countless times during visits--this year I ventured inside.The now-library offers great views of Ptown Harbor, a schooner INSIDE the main area, fascinating historic photographs lining the hauls--all in a lovingly restored...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a quaint New England small town library with lots of history. Be sure to check out the 1/2 scale boat on the upper floor and inquire about Chrysler's art work that it formerly housed.

Thank dallas and dan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a surprisingly great break from the stores along Commerical Street; wonderful city views from upper floors and amazing huge historic replica in center. Great place for a bathroom break! DVDs, books, etc. for sale, too

Thank drjlever
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Who goes to the library while on vacation? Right? Well, did you know there's a sailboat inside? How cool! Check out the views upstairs and take advnatage of a clean potty while you stop in.

Thank Val T
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Many visitors to Provincetown head to the bars, but we stopped in here for a little downtime during our day of tooling around. It's a lovely building, with some books for sale, lots of periodicals to read, etc.

1  Thank RhodeScholar123
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We are a library family, and I don't know how good this would be for a family of non-readers, but on a crummy day we could have easily spent hours here. There is a HUGE sailboat inside this library and they have a nice children's...More

Thank LolaBarr
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