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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” (32 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 yesterday via mobile

My husband and I decided to check out the monument after sitting at the beach all day. It's easily accessible from town, staff were knowledgeable and kind, and the views are spectacular!!! The museum is interesting, took us about 30 minutes to walk through. The...More

Thank Colleen L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Pilgrim Monument is the best vantage point to view P-town. The museum is a treasure trove of P-town history!

Thank psgiles
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my second favorite thing in P-town. The causeway was my favorite. The tower is visible from just about anywhere in P-town. The tall gray tower with parapets on top is eye catching. If you take the time to walk up the inside of...More

Thank CraftBeers
Management response:Responded 2 days 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 days ago

The museum next to the gift shop is excellent. Very informative with plenty of historical photographs and artifacts from the Provincetown history. I recommend to dedicate at least 1 hour. Climbing to the tower is not difficult and for a little effort you will be...More

Thank EvaF2Eva
Management response:Responded 2 days 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 days ago

Beauty at it's finest standing at 252 feet tall ,still being the tallest all-granite structure in the U.S. The incredible granite Pilgrim Monument. It takes about 10 minutes to reach the top climbing a combination of steps and ramps. You will have breathtaking panoramic views...More

Thank glitterqueen1975
Management response:Responded 2 days 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 days 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 4 days 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 6 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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
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
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
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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