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Reviewed 3 April 2014
Bill B
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Provincetown, Massachusetts
Old Harbor Lifesaving Station

What a great demo of how they use to save people in the early 1900's using old fashion zip... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2013
kappy26
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Early Coast Guard sea rescue station and museum of rescue techniques, artifacts and history.
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Race Point Beach, end of Race Point Rd., east of Rte. 6, Provincetown, MA
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+1 508-349-3785
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Reviewed 3 April 2014

This is a true step back in history. The building has been restored down to the furniture , will worth the trip

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 31 October 2013

What a great demo of how they use to save people in the early 1900's using old fashion zip lines. This demo happen on Thursdays during the summer and you can even check out the station how it was many years ago.. We came upon...More

Thank kappy26
Reviewed 6 September 2013

Even though it is small, this is a well-done presentation by the National Park Service of American history. The displays are nice and the beach is WONDERFUL!!!

Thank dnumme
Reviewed 7 August 2013

I`m sure it`s very interesting if you`re there when they`re doing a reenactment or lifesaving demonstration but that`s only on Thursdays at 6:00 P.M. On the weekends they`re open from 2:00 P.M. till 4:00 P.M. with no demonstrations. I walked around & saw where &...More

Thank grblueman
Reviewed 1 August 2013

We loved our visit there! The ranger in charge of the place is a wonderful man and took his time to explain us every detail of the station. We also learned that he wrote a very interesting book with unique stories of the area, which...More

Thank Robby2012
Reviewed 15 July 2013

We happened to be walking the beach just before the lifesaving station was to open. It appears to be open from 2-4 PM, I think daily. It is wonderfully restored and the guides (volunteers, I believe) were very helpful and authoritive. The shoot the canon...More

Thank Calhu
Reviewed 14 June 2013

This tells a story of people working to save sailors during shipwrecks. It is located on the beach and well worth a visit.

Thank RyanfromIowa
Reviewed 18 May 2013

We were amazed at this area. Perfect for photographers. When you find the right angle...you can almost feel like you are out west in the desert. The drive to here is wonderful since its all a protected area.

Thank Chibi M
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Great spot to visit on the edge of Race Point Beach, but they're not always open. As you walk out to this old building, read the plaques you'll find along the boardwalk to learn about famous shipwrecks, how to look for whales rom this spot,...More

Thank L B
Reviewed 2 October 2012

was a quaint sight at the lighthouse, we viewed it from our tour boat and from the beach..nice pics and great memories.

Thank MrBeeman
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