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Provincetown Library

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Address: 356 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2322
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+1 508-487-7094
13:00 - 17:00
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Mon 10:00 - 17:00
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 17:00

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Have you ever seen a boat built into a Library?

This is a quaint library in a historic building. The staff is very helpful. Several computers to use with a printer if you need to print something. Lots of light and places to... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2016
redondo beach, ca
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redondo beach, ca
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170 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This is a quaint library in a historic building. The staff is very helpful. Several computers to use with a printer if you need to print something. Lots of light and places to sit and enjoy the view or just read a book or work on you lap top. The highlight for me was the Rose Dorothea Schooner that was... More 

Thank sallygutierrez
Richmond, Virginia
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Incredibly nice staff. Very helpful. Needed to use their computers and they were most helpful. The sailing ship on the second and third floors is worth the trip Provincetown. Don't miss it!

Thank PK002
Lexington, North Carolina
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59 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

wouldn't waste my time, again was part of a tour and I was not impressed at all. Yes it gave historical info, but nothing I was interested in

Thank Jill K
New Orleans, Louisiana
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Beautiful location. Has everything you need for some great beach reads. They also sell used books. If you go up to the second floor, you'll be surprised to see a huge model ship! Plus, they have a restroom, which is good to know.

Thank wrenworks
Weston, Massachusetts
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320 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

On the second floor is a fishing ship. Although built on a half size scale, it still is large and you have to marvel at how they managed to get it to the second floor.

Thank smokeylinks
Saratoga Springs, New York
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72 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The selection and services at this local library was impressive, considering its size. The boat exhibit, which occupied multi levels, was exceptioanly impressive in the middle of the building. The architecture is typical of the old buildings at its time but very well maintained. Not to be missed is a peripheral view of the entire town from the mezzanine floor,... More 

Thank Brorat
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59 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Huge ship model upstairs. Hard to believe how they fit it in there! Plus the view of the harbor is also nice!

Thank spanish_af
New Jersey
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Great events, e.g., Moby Dick marathon. Excellent on line ebook services. Book sales rock. Peaceful.

Thank Pongitte10
Redondo Beach, California
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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

I had no idea why the Provincetown Library was on the list of things to do in town until I went inside. The library was originally a church, although little remains from its religious past. But built into the second floor of the library is a half-scale model of the Rose Dorothea, a whaling schooner built in 1905 and sunk... More 

Thank Lynne S
Holiday, Florida
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157 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

When you think of a ship in a bottle you have to come here! They built a full scale schooner inside. Its something to see!

Thank Julianamar

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