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Provincetown Library

356 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2322
+1 508-487-7094
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How many Churches you know has a full size sailing ship in it?

This building began life as a church in 1860 for the fishing fleet people who lived here at that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
simon m
Manchester, United Kingdom
Love Libraries . . .

Visited the library, and the outside is very historical, having been recently renovated. The... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
Monica P
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“rose dorothea” (32 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building began life as a church in 1860 for the fishing fleet people who lived here at that time, It was they who for whatever reason installed the replica of the Rose Dorothea sailing ship weighing 108 tons. I suggest you Google Rose Dorothea...More

Thank simon m
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Visited the library, and the outside is very historical, having been recently renovated. The inside is extremely quiet. The book collection is very small, and there was only one computer open for public use.

1  Thank Monica P
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Our group was told to check out the library, which was at one time a church, at another time a museum. We told the librarian we just came in to see the building and she told us to travel up the elevator to the mezzanine...More

Thank debpires
Reviewed 10 November 2017

There is a lot to see in the line of history for free. I was amazed at the ship in the library that starts on the 2nd floor with the masks the go up to the 3rd or 4th floor.

Thank demarise2017
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We were parked very close to here so on our way back to the car we headed in and are glad we did, such are charming old fashioned library.

Thank KEVCO36
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Stunning old library is a centerpiece in this fun little town and makes an awesome photo op while you're there.

Thank Shelley K
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I went to the library today for a writers workshop. I was noticing the books on the shelves and was very impressed with the collections. Would recommend checking out the library.

Thank Bonepa45
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This beautiful building dominates one end of Commercial Street. It is an absolute gem, totally in character with the area, and a real asset of the town.

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is a greatly maintained beautiful historic building .I would love to spend more time both sitting & exploring.

1  Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This is a free attraction. You need to go to the second floor and see the scale model schooner covering the whole floor. Has a kids area, that might be great for a rainy day reading session

1  Thank Graham C
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