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Thoroughly enjoyed, fascinating history! – Nancy // Wonderful displays, well done! – Marcia & Dave // This is a fabulous historic place that all of America should see and be proud of; this is WHERE it started! – Ruth & Dick // Had a “whale” of a time! – Barbara & Joe // Wonderful Tower & Exhibits! Could spend a whole day here! – David & Michele // Brilliant! – Carlene & Caitlin


FADO Concert on the Pilgrim Monument lawn overlooking Provincetown Harbor-August 23, 2016


Photos from Our recent Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the birth of American Theater – July 28, 2016

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Thank you! Colchester Continentals for a stirring performance at the Monument on the Fourth of July Weekend!




Thanks to all who made June 17 a most memorable PMPM Annual Meeting!

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Bohemians, Radicals and Free Thinkers – The Great Provincetown Summer -1916

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Artists on the wharf in Provincetown circa 1916


Eugene O’Neill, Agnes Boulton and their son circa 1920 in the dunes


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The Monument and Museum opened for the season on April 1st and we are excited to present our new special exhibition highlighting the country’s first art colony: “The Great Provincetown Summer – 1916” will present objects, art and narrative about a remarkable period when art and cultural luminaries converged in Provincetown and provided the foundation for our rich cultural heritage.



Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum

Pilgrim Monument

Whether you arrive by land, sea or sky, the Pilgrim Monument is the first thing you see when you approach Provincetown. Standing at 252 feet, the Monument commemorates the history of the Mayflower Pilgrims. It’s the tallest all-granite structure in the United States. Come climb to the top on a series of stairs and ramps and you’ll be rewarded with a spectacular view of Provincetown and beyond. Learn more about Pilgrim Monument >>

Provincetown Museum

Provincetown Museum

The Provincetown Museum, at the base of the Pilgrim Monument, features a unique collection of exhibits that depict important events and people in Provincetown history and our nation’s history. Exhibits also include the arts, the fishing community, and Provincetown’s rich tourist culture. Learn more about Provincetown Museum >>

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Facility Rentals

Make you special event spectacular. Hold it at on the grounds of the historic Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum, with incredible views of Provincetown and the harbor. The grounds are available to rent from May through October for formal outdoor weddings, private functions, corporate affairs and casual fundraising events. Learn more about our Facility Rentals >>

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  • Hours: Open Daily, Apr 1 – Nov 30

    April 1 – Memorial Day, 9am – 5pm
    Memorial Day – Labor Day, 9am – 7pm
    Labor Day – November 30, 9am – 5pm
    Closed Thanksgiving Day
    Last Monument climb is
    30 minutes before closing

    Admission Fees

    $12– adults
    $10 – senior citizens (65 and older)
    $4 –children 4-12
    Free Admission for Members and children 3 & under

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    1 High Pole Hill Road, Provincetown, MA   02657

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