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“Not worth $10”
Review of Whydah Museum

Whydah Museum
Ranked #22 of 74 things to do in Provincetown
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Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

Very interesting topic but big waste of time. Hardly any artifacts to see.
Lots of newspaper articles on the wall. Your time is better spent on Wikipedia or other websites if you want to learn about the Whydah.

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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Although there were some very interesting artifacts, the museum is small and requires a lot of reading. Not a problem for interested adults, but I think that unless you have a highly motivated and highly interested child, most kids will find this a bit on the dull side. There are a few interactive displays at the end. Most notable being able to touch pieces of eight and ballast stones from the ship. Aside from that, we felt it wasn't worth the $20.00 admission for two adults.

Thank k8nne
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Reviewed 16 July 2014

Some of the artifacts were touring in California, but it was very exciting to know that this "dig" is still going on. A good selection of informational books for adults and pirate "stuff" designed to thrill the heart of any bloodthirsty eight to ten year old.

Thank Cornhuski
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

This is a very good way to learn about pirates and shipwrecks. My husband was upset because the bell was on tour but he was glad to know that they are moving to a larger place in Hyannis in the Spring where they can show more of the artifacts. The visit starts out with a video about the find and they you can go through at your own pace. Very informative and I don't think anyone could be bored by it (if you have people who are not into museums). Will look forward to the larger exhibit!

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Reviewed 4 July 2014

This was fun, alot of stuff to read on the walls so it might be difficult for little kids, but there are alot of artifacts to look at. I learned some interesting things about pirates in general and the Whydah in particular. It is the only documented pirate shipwreck ever found. You don't feel bad about the Whydah getting captured by pirates because it was a slave ship. You actually feel like the pirates are the good guys in this case.
The museum has a nice little gift shop that sells the best salt water taffy I have ever had.

Thank Robin L
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