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 Cape Cod Highland Lighthouse is a major attraction for visitors to Cape Cod. Lighthouse tour including video, gift shop. Off season tours by reservation. 48″ height requirement for children.
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
From the very beginning of “Expedition Whydah” nearly thirty years ago, our mission, under the direction of underwater explorer Barry Clifford, has been summed up in the simple phrase “Education through Exploration.” We do this by discovering, recovering, conserving and displaying historical artifacts from beneath the seas, worldwide, in order to push back the frontiers of knowledge of mankind’s maritime past. Educational and Entertaining for the whole family! Open April through November.
P.O. Box 493, MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA, 02657