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Provincetown Library

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Address: 356 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2322
Phone Number:
+1 508-487-7094
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10:00 - 17:00
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Mon 10:00 - 17:00
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 17:00

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Incredibly nice staff. Very helpful. Needed to use their computers and they were most helpful. The sailing ship on the second and third floors is worth the trip Provincetown... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 June 2016
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Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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104 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Incredibly nice staff. Very helpful. Needed to use their computers and they were most helpful. The sailing ship on the second and third floors is worth the trip Provincetown. Don't miss it!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

wouldn't waste my time, again was part of a tour and I was not impressed at all. Yes it gave historical info, but nothing I was interested in

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Beautiful location. Has everything you need for some great beach reads. They also sell used books. If you go up to the second floor, you'll be surprised to see a huge model ship! Plus, they have a restroom, which is good to know.

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Weston, Massachusetts
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298 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

On the second floor is a fishing ship. Although built on a half size scale, it still is large and you have to marvel at how they managed to get it to the second floor.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

The selection and services at this local library was impressive, considering its size. The boat exhibit, which occupied multi levels, was exceptioanly impressive in the middle of the building. The architecture is typical of the old buildings at its time but very well maintained. Not to be missed is a peripheral view of the entire town from the mezzanine floor,... More 

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Huge ship model upstairs. Hard to believe how they fit it in there! Plus the view of the harbor is also nice!

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New Jersey
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81 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Great events, e.g., Moby Dick marathon. Excellent on line ebook services. Book sales rock. Peaceful.

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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

I had no idea why the Provincetown Library was on the list of things to do in town until I went inside. The library was originally a church, although little remains from its religious past. But built into the second floor of the library is a half-scale model of the Rose Dorothea, a whaling schooner built in 1905 and sunk... More 

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Thank Lynne S
Holiday, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

When you think of a ship in a bottle you have to come here! They built a full scale schooner inside. Its something to see!

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Thank Julianamar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

The half-scale replica of the schooner, Rose Dorothea, on the 2nd floor is amazing. A must-see. They also have public restrooms, which is good to know while shopping in the East End.

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