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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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  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“worth the climb” (103 reviews)
“easy climb” (35 reviews)
“no elevator” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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High Pole Hill Road, Provincetown, MA 02657
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit here every time I get to P-Town. I love the climb up - it is not a difficult climb - the stairs are long-run, short-rise stairs. On a hot day, the cool air from the bay is channeled up the tower at it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A series of steps and ramps takes one to an absolutely spectacular view of the Cape and Provincetown. Easy coming down, got a little out of breath going up but it was definitely worth the effort to get to the top and snap some pictures....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow this place was amazing! You can see **Boston** from the top of the monument! I would have loved to have stayed up there to see things for longer, but it was pretty crowded. The museum was good - you learned a lot about the...More

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we toured through beautiful Cape Cod, we experienced a special discovery when we came across the Pilgrim Monument. Learning that the Pilgrims first landed on the tip of Cape Cod was a fascinating educational experience. As we climbed the monument, we learned about them...More

Thank theMKlife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walk to the top of the hill and there it is, if you haven't seen it from everywhere in the town. Plenty of information around about the tower in the museum area. God climb to the top steps interspersed with ramps - a much better...More

Thank Stanley_1986
Tobias A, Manager at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks 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 3 weeks ago

We had an opportunity to visit the Cape Cod area and wanted to visit the Provincetown area. We were recommended to visit the Pilgrim museum and we did. We took the hike up to the top and witnessed the awesome view of the Cape Area....More

Thank DannyWasserman
Tobias A, Manager at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks 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 weeks ago

We were staying in Dennis Port and took a day trip to Provincetown. It was a beautiful day and the views from the top of the monument were stunning! The climb up, not so stunning! The climb really wasn't all that bad though because there...More

Thank 123Freckles
Tobias A, Manager at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks 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 weeks ago

The Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown was built between 1907 and 1910 and is an imposing monument visible from far, rising some 77 meters... I suffer from vertigo so did not climb up to the top, but our hotel concierge assured us that the climb to...More

Thank schmidtmg
Tobias A, Manager at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks 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 weeks ago via mobile

The history behind it is phenomenal the structure amazing after climbing all them stairs up and down when we were leaving the lady asked us if we read what was on the ceiling and we had no knowledge of this but there was no way...More

Thank ckohl732
Tobias A, Manager at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks 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 weeks ago

Loved walking up and seeing all the towns including my home towns. A great little work out with a beautiful bonus at the end. Views upon views and more views. It makes a great memory!

Thank Jacqueline C
Tobias A, Manager at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks 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
20 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
20 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
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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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