Provincetown Library, Provincetown

Feed your inner bookworm by visiting Provincetown Library, a historic place that serves as a national monument. Standing since 1873, Nathan Freeman gave the building as a gift to the town that took a special place in his heart. See the unique nautical style of the library renovation from 1977 that enables both book enthusiasts and learners to experience the peaceful space. Enter the building to see a real live ship inside that completes the library's nautical theme. Climb to the top floor to view the harbor and the city. By using our Provincetown holiday maker tool , you can arrange your visit to Provincetown Library and other attractions in Provincetown.
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  • Definitely worth a wander, even if not looking for a book. Three floors with local artwork and a huge half-scale model of a local, prize-winning fishing boat and associated trophy.  more »
  • Nice view of the bay from the second floor and a ship built inside. Truly amazing. Their are photos of when the ship was being built along the stairwell. Free movies on Wed. Evenings.  more »
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  • I love the small-town atmosphere here, and am always amazed by the huge boat upstairs. The first time I was here I accidentally meandered into a cooking demonstration and learned how to saute with fresh scallops!
  • One of the world's best libraries!!

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