Provincetown Art Association and Museum

Provincetown Art Association and Museum


Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum decorated with lights for Holiday Season

Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum decorated with lights for Holiday Season


Exhibit at the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum

Exhibit at the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum


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Cape Cod Highland Museum and Lighthouse

 Kid Friendly  Waterfront  Handicapped Accessible  Parking  Shopping

Cape Cod Light

In Truro, Massachusetts, on a bluff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Highland Light was the first lighthouse on Cape Cod. Erected in 1797, Highland Light, also known as Cape Cod Light, has warned seafarers for over 200 years of the treacherous coastline along outer Cape Cod. Highland Light offers tours of the Lighthouse tower, exhibits and Keeper’s Shop. The Keeper’s shop carries a selection of gifts, postcards, books and apparel so you can remember your visit to Cape Cod’s first Lighthouse. TOWER CLIMBS: Please note: There is a 48” height restriction to climb the tower. The Lighthouse and Keeper’s Shop are open from Mid-April until the end of October. Please check the website for open times. www.highlandlighthouse.org

Operating Hours:

April 13 through May 10
Lighthouse Climbs: 12 PM to 4 PM
Keeper’s Shop: 12 PM to 4 PM
Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays

May 11 through May 24 DAILY
Lighthouse Climbs: 12 PM to 4 PM
Keeper’s Shop: 12 PM to 4 PM

May 25 through September 2 DAILY
Lighthouse Climbs: 10 AM to 5 PM
Keeper’s Shop: 10 AM to 5 PM

September 3 through October 13 DAILY
Keeper’s Shop: 10 AM to 5 PM
Tower climbs will close when Rehabilitation Project begins.

Must be 48″ tall to climb.

27 Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA, 02652
508 487-1121

Expedition Whydah Pirate Museum

 Kid Friendly  Waterfront  Handicapped Accessible  Shopping

Expedition Whydah Pirate Museum, located on historic MacMillan Wharf, displays artifact and treasure recovered from the only authenticated pirate ship which wrecked off Wellfleet in 1717. The Whydah Galley, captained by Sam Bellamy, was discovered by internationally-known underwater explorer Barry Clifford and his dive team over thirty years ago – you may have seen its store with sweatshirts “T’s” and other authentic pirate-themed gear, books, gifts and games, portrayed on National Geographic. Docked next to the museum is the RV Vast Explorer, the expedition’s research vessel which brings in weaponry, canons, gold dust and coins every summer. Museum and store hours: daily 10am-5pm. Group rates for 10 or more. Grab-and-go-style café open daily at 8:30am. Baked goods, coffee, fresh salads, sandwiches, ice cream.
16 MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-8899

Highland House Museum

 Kid Friendly  Music  Handicapped Accessible  Art  Parking

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 to September, Monday to Saturday: 10am to 4:30pm. You can learn more from our website www.trurohistoricalsociety.org.
6 Highland Light Road North Truro, MA 02652
508 487-3397

Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum (PMPM)

 Kid Friendly  Waterfront  Handicapped Accessible  Art  Shopping  Weddings

The Pilgrim Monument commemorates the first landing of the Mayflower Pilgrims in 1620 in Provincetown Harbor where they wrote and signed the Mayflower Compact, the first written declaration of a democratic commonwealth.

At 252-feet, 7.5 inches tall and 353 feet above sea level, it is the tallest all-granite structure in the U.S. and includes 60 ramps and 116 steps.

The Monument is designed to resemble Torre Del Mangia, a 14th century tower in Siena, Italy, and is of the Italian Renaissance order of architecture.

The Museum collects, preserves, interprets, researches, exhibits, and publishes archival historical materials and exhibit materials depicting important events of Provincetown history.

1 High Pole Hill Road, Provincetown, MA, 02657-1406
508 487-1310

Provincetown Art Association & Museum (PAAM)

 Open Year Round  Kid Friendly  Music  Handicapped Accessible  Art  Shopping

Anchoring the arts on Cape Cod for over 100 years, 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, education, artistic and cultural organization.
460 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-1750