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MacMillan Wharf

Provincetown, MA 02657
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“fishing boats” (21 reviews)
“pirate museum” (18 reviews)
Provincetown, MA 02657
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Wharf is a great escape from bustling Commercial Street. It's a fun place to take in some unique art, enjoy the breeze or watch some boats and ferries some and go.

Thank bklyn56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

MacMillan Wharf has long served as a life line for Provincetown. While its role has changed over the years its importance has not. Today it is home to numerous kiosks which in turn serve as the offices for whale watches, charter fishing boats,and other short...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After buying tickets for our whale watching experience the next day, we strolled down the peer, stopping for a chat with a delightful Assistant Harbor Master who relocated to Ptown from Southern California decades ago and never looked back. The sea breeze was delightful, and...More

Thank ChannahAbraham
Reviewed 11 May 2017

like everything else in this tourist trap pricey useless tchtokas on sale. unpleasant vendors not eager to give directions. cabs charge extra if you take a cab from here into town.ripoff.

Thank playwright150
Reviewed 29 April 2017

we walk to the wharf many times every time we come here. It is well maintained, dog friendly with plenty of vendors and stores.

Thank travellingangie
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Loved the view of the water and on the opposite side the view of Provincetown. You can catch a boat from the pier and go to Boston, the fishing charters go from this pier as well

Thank Sana K
Reviewed 20 April 2017

MacMillan Pier is a “must see” when visiting Provincetown on Cape Cod. The pier is home to many restaurants, theater, small craft shops, a pirate-themed museum, and the location for fishermen to unload their catches. When we were there, a boat filled with large lobsters...More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed 5 April 2017

In early April Provincetown was all but deserted. We took the occasion to drive out to the end of the pier and visit the fishing vessels. There was off season free parking in the town lot which is packed in the summer. It was nice...More

Thank Gonzology
Reviewed 26 January 2017

A must when you go to Ptown. Whale watching was great and sailing was relaxing and fun. Artists exhibit their wares along the pier.

1  Thank Jerry D
Reviewed 27 November 2016

On a quiet November evening as the sun is setting with the fishing boats tied up at the pier this is one peaceful location.

1  Thank seaniem
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What is the street address on MacMillan Wharf?
8 September 2016|
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Response from CRUIZN-MASS | Reviewed this property |
The office address is 24 MacMillan Pier which is located in back of the same building as the Expedition Whydah Museum at and on the middle of the pier, across from the Harbormaster's Marina Office. This is a working pier for... More
Is there Handicap Parking in P town?
27 February 2016|
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Response from Greywolf8577 | Reviewed this property |
As the previous responders say parking is a premium in P'town however I know there is handicapped parking at the lot that is right next to the MacMillan Wharf. There's also a lot that can do handicapped right straight across... More
Phoebe G
Is this typically busy during the week in the summer?
4 August 2015|
Response from fable16 | Reviewed this property |
We visit the Cape in October. My brother lives there year round and says it is very congested during the summer. Weekends would be the worst but it is quite crowded in October during the week in P Town.