The museum is located right next to the Highland Light. The building was once a summer resort hotel which was built in 1907. We have exhibits that highlight Truro and the Lower Cape’s history including Shipwrecks and Native Americans. We offer many free events throughout the summer which includes our Wednesday evening talks and concerts. Open June 1 to September 30, 2016, Monday to Saturday: 10:00AM to 4:30PM. You can learn more from our website www.trurohistoricalsociety.org.
6 Highland Light Road North Truro, MA 02652
Cape Cod’s oldest lighthouse, locally known as the Highland Light, is officially named “Cape Cod Light” on the NOAA nautical chart for the region. It sits perched 120 feet above the ocean in the Highlands of Truro. Its beam shines 174 ft. above sea level to give mariners warning of the treacherous sandbars off this shore. The Highland Lighthouse is a major attraction for visitors to Cape Cod. 48″ height requirement for children. Keepers Store is handicapped accessible.
27 Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA, 02652
Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum commemorates the first landfall of the Mayflower Pilgrims in Provincetown in 1620 where wrote and signed the Mayflower Compact. Visitors can climb the 252-foot monument for the most spectacular view on Cape Cod. The Museum provides visitors with a compelling presentation of Provincetown’s rich cultural heritage and special exhibitions and programs.
1 High Pole Hill Road, Provincetown, MA, 02657-1406
The objects and purposes of this association shall be to promote and cultivate the practice and appreciation of all branches of the fine arts, to assemble and maintain in the town of Provincetown and environs a collection of works of art of merit, to hold exhibitions, and by forums, concerts and similar activities to promote education of the public in the arts and social intercourse between artists and laymen. To these ends it shall operate strictly within its charter as a nonprofit, educational, artistic and cultural organization.
460 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
Commanded by the famed pirate Sam Bellamy, the Whydah was wrecked off Wellfleet in 1717, taking with her the treasures of fifty plundered ships. At the Whydah Pirate Museum you can see the pirate treasure with such fascinating artifacts as cannon, firearms, and more, and learn the amazing history of this famous shipwreck and the men who sailed her.
P.O. Box 493, 16 MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA, 02657