Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, Provincetown

(4.5/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web)
Commemorating the first landfall of the Pilgrims in 1620, Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum was built in 1907. The monument is the tallest all-granite structure in the United States at 76.8 m (252 ft ). You can climb to the top via a series of stairs and take in views of the area. The monument also features a small museum at its base that has a unique collection of exhibits about local history, art, the fishing community, and the tourist culture. Plan your visit to Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Provincetown itinerary planner.
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  • We were unsure if we wanted to climb up to the top, but it wasn't as bad or as strenuous as we thought it would be. It is a mix of ramps and stairs, which are wide enough to stop and take a breather w...  more »
  • Very diverse and eclectic local people. You will see things you can not UN-See. Lots of shops and fun things to do. We went on an evening sail with the nomad pirates who liked to paint their toenails....  more »
  • The views from the top are great if you survive the climb. Lots of steps, but plenty of landings to catch your breath. Well worth the trip to the top to see all of Provincetown.  more »
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  • Bello sitio donde el sitio se va volando !!! Playa, atraction, playas, sitios historicos, lights houses, walk in the sandy beach, restaurants, rent boat, stay in beautiful hotel, motel, rental home, bicicles path, the food, friendly people, whale watching etc etc etc. You just have to try, cause every time we go, it's something new we find and enioy. An believe me, not only Virginia it's for lovers, the Cape or PayPal twon like local call it give then a good race for the money, eh!
  • OMG It was worth the stairs! The incredible view is just amazing! The museum is very nice too... I liked how they have the history of the area, as well as the artist.
  • We didn't climb to the top of the tower because $15 per person is a little pricey. Although that does get you free parking for the day, which appears to be a hot commodity around Provincetown. $10 per person and free parking would have been more appropriate for this place.
  • Historic and very interesting. The museum is well laid out and quite informative. The monument, including the climb o the top, is unique and offers exceptional views.
  • Well the museum was interesting and the tower climbing a good sports lesson. The view was nice but its hard to make good photos.