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Provincetown Library

356 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2322
+1 508-487-7094
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Useful & Historical

This is a quaint New England small town library with lots of history. Be sure to check out the 1/2... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
dallas and dan M
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Go in to see the restored schooner

This was a surprisingly great break from the stores along Commerical Street; wonderful city views... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
drjlever
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Los Angeles
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  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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“second floor” (88 reviews)
“rose dorothea” (30 reviews)
“scale model” (20 reviews)
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356 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2322
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a quaint New England small town library with lots of history. Be sure to check out the 1/2 scale boat on the upper floor and inquire about Chrysler's art work that it formerly housed.

Thank dallas and dan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a surprisingly great break from the stores along Commerical Street; wonderful city views from upper floors and amazing huge historic replica in center. Great place for a bathroom break! DVDs, books, etc. for sale, too

Thank drjlever
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who goes to the library while on vacation? Right? Well, did you know there's a sailboat inside? How cool! Check out the views upstairs and take advnatage of a clean potty while you stop in.

Thank Val T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many visitors to Provincetown head to the bars, but we stopped in here for a little downtime during our day of tooling around. It's a lovely building, with some books for sale, lots of periodicals to read, etc.

1  Thank RhodeScholar123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a library family, and I don't know how good this would be for a family of non-readers, but on a crummy day we could have easily spent hours here. There is a HUGE sailboat inside this library and they have a nice children's...More

Thank LolaBarr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whatever you do, you must check out this church turned library. Many treasures inside including the ship. And see if you can find the gem that was included when they made the bookcases on the 2nd floor... Fantastic architectural rehabilitation and fantastic place to dream.

Thank designerista
Reviewed 9 June 2017

A replica of the fishing schooner "Rose Dorothea" is on display in this library. The original ship won the Lipton Cup Race in 1907, a 42 mile race which took place in Massachusetts Bay between Boston and Gloucester. The library ceiling was modified to fit...More

Thank MariaP1779DE
Reviewed 28 May 2017

gorgeous place to visit or read - top floor has amazing views of the bay ...beautiful children's area with a large ship on display...

1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Visited the library one rainy afternoon to see the schooner model (which is a pretty unique library feature -- luckily I'd read about that on TripAdvisor beforehand!) and read for a bit without having to pay for yet another coffee during my rainy visit to...More

Thank jlh617
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The library is located on 2 floors, with the center of each occupied by a repleca of a schooner. Outside the building is large but inside it is manageable. It has windows that look toward the Atlantic.

Thank Carol H
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