Provincetown Public Library, Provincetown

Feed your inner bookworm by visiting Provincetown Public Library, a historic place that serves as a national monument. Standing since 1873, Nathan Freeman gave the building as a gift to the town that took a special place in his heart. See the unique nautical style of the library renovation from 1977 that enables both book enthusiasts and learners to experience the peaceful space. Enter the building to see a real live ship inside that completes the library's nautical theme. Climb to the top floor to view the harbor and the city. By using our Provincetown holiday maker tool , you can arrange your visit to Provincetown Public Library and other attractions in Provincetown.
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  • September 30, 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.  more »
  • September 28, 2017
    This is a greatly maintained beautiful historic building .I would love to spend more time both sitting & exploring.  more »
  • September 26, 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  more »
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  • June 17, 2017
    Cute place to visit in PTown. There's free WiFi here.
  • May 13, 2017
    Very friendly staff, and the building is rather impressive- especially the half size ship replica on the second floor!
  • July 14, 2016
    Super nice women at the library...they are proud of this place and would do eveything to make sure you enjoy your visit at the library
  • May 20, 2016
    Extremely friendly staff and lots of history here
  • March 16, 2016
    Hope to see you there!!

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Provincetown hosts dozens of bed and breakfasts and hotels, offering comfortable lodgings at all price points. Most of the town's quaint inns and guesthouses--located in restored century-old buildings within walking distance of most major attractions--provide spacious rooms loaded with high-tech features, plus complimentary hot breakfast. It may be extremely difficult to get a room at the height of Provincetown's tourist season, so shop for bargains and make your reservations several months before your trip.
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