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Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
High Pole Hill Road, Provincetown, MA 02657
+1 508-487-1310
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting to discover that P-Town was the original landing spot for the Pilgrims. This monument is dedicated to that event that happened well before the Plymouth Rock landing. The walk up may challenge some. It is a combination of stairs and ramps but once you...More

Thank DKD1209
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are new to PTown or a return visitor this is a lovely tradition to be able to orient yourself to the area. You can spot the lighthouses and map out a trek should that be of interest. The museum is small and can...More

Thank Martha H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We climbed the tower which is a LONG way up there. We felt the ramps made the job much easier. Stairs would have been a killer. It was windy and cool when we got to the top and views were somewhat restricted by iron grates....More

Thank 102JOE102
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Pilgrim Monument tower requires a climb up 116 stairs and 60 ramps but taken slowly it is not too arduous a climb for the unfit. The view from the top is good on a clear day and takes in the town and its environs....More

1  Thank Theo C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Historic and impactful with a very nice museum included. Commemorating the establishment of the colonies; sponsored by towns in Mass. Each town has a plaque leading up to the top. Don’t attempt if you are out of shape or worried about a strenuous climb. The...More

1  Thank travelgirl3781
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the climb, which is quite onerous but mostly ramps rather than steps. 12$ entrance fee. The museum is also really interesting.

Thank Lin D
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the times I have been to PTown and never went up the tower. When you have company from far away you get to do those things you might nor otherwise. The Museum was underwhelming but still interesting. After that we took our time climbing...More

Thank Twinzone
Reviewed 1 week ago

you can see the monument from miles around, we found it easy to park near by and walked the short distance to the monument, we took in a little local history and then climbed the steps to the top, once there you are greeted with...More

Thank Alan157243
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been to P-town many times, always enjoy trip to main street, the monument and the beaches.' Nice to shop, enjoy restaurants and take in sights

Thank majorjaws
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started exploring Provincetown a little late in the day, but were able to get parking along with our admission to the monument, which made the rest of the day much easier. The museums were full of great historical information and the staff was very...More

Thank Sheri S
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karen l
21 February 2017|
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Response from travelgirl3781 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it’s a quick walk from the ferry
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!
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