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Truro Chamber of Commerce

Cape Cod, Massachusetts

What To Do

Truro has everything from beaches to museums to theaters and more. There are so many activities and attractions right here in Truro; that you will never want to leave.
FEATURED ATTRACTIONS

Pilgrim Monument and Museum
High Pole Hill Road
Provincetown, MA
508.487.1310
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The Provincetown Museum, at the base of the Pilgrim Monument, features a unique collection of exhibits that depict important events and people in Provincetown history and our nation’s history.

RECREATION

Beach Point Health & Swim Club
at the Top Mast Resort
209 Shore Road
North Truro, MA
508.487.7946
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Dolphin Fleet Whale Watch
on MacMillan Wharf in Provincetown
Tickets at: 307 Commercial Street #1 Provincetown, MA
800.826.9300
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Pamet Harbor Yacht & Tennis Club
7 Yacht Club Road
Truro, MA
508.349.3772
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Provincetown Aquasports
333 Commercial Street #1
Provincetown, MA
508.413.9563
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Wellfleet Marine
725 Holbrook Ave
Wellfleet, MA
508-349-6417
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Truro Recreation Department& Puma Park Playground
7 Standish Way
North Truro, MA
508.487.1632
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The Recreation Department is located in the Truro Community Center and consists of an administrative office, a recreation lounge, an all-purpose auditorium, and the Puma Park Playground. Children’ s Summer programs are available to both residents and visitors.

BEAUTIFUL BEACHES

The Truro Recreation & Beach Department can provide information about obtaining daily and seasonal stickers, as well as local regulations, ORV permits and wheelchair access. Maps available.

Parking stickers are required from the second Saturday in June through Labor Day.

BEACHES WITH FREE PARKING

High Head Beach – off Route 6 on the oceanside at the end of High Head Road, just before Pilgrim Lake

BEACHES WHERE YOU CAN PAY AT THE BEACH, WITHOUT A STICKER (CASH ONLY)

Corn Hill Beach – a bayside beach on Corn Hill Road; great view of Provincetown

Head of the Meadow Beach – on the ocean side off Rte 6 on Head of the Meadow Road

BEACHES REQUIRING A STICKER
Parking stickers are required from the second Saturday in June through Labor Day.

OCEAN-SIDE

Ballston Beach – off Pamet Road
Longnook Road Beach – off Route 6 at the end of Longnook Road

BAY-SIDE

Cold Storage Beach – off Route 6A

Fisher Road Beach – off Route 6 and Old County Road

Great Hollow Beach – off Route 6 on Great Hollow Road

Ryder Beach – off Route 6, Prince Valley and Ryder Beach Roads

PAMET RIVER

The Pamet River is Truro’s entrance to Cape Cod Bay.
It’s named for the Payomet Indians, and is primarily salt marsh. The river flows west nearly all the way across Cape Cod from its eastern beaches, and empties into Cape Cod Bay.

Boat launching facilities are available at Pamet Harbor on Depot Road. The harbor is currently navigable for 2 to 3 hours before and after high tide. There is a nominal charge for ramp use.

WALKING AND BIKING

MUSEUMS

Highland Light
27 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA
508.487.1121

The Highland Lighthouse is owned by the National Park Service as part of Cape Cod National Seashore, and is located in North Truro, Massachusetts. Guided tours and the Highland Light Museum Store are operated by Eastern National, a not-for-profit partner of the National Park Service. The United States Coast Guard operates the light itself.

Truro Highland House Museum
6 Highland Light Rd
North Truro, MA
508.487.3397

The Truro Historical Society takes you back to the past through its collection of artifacts, images, and historical documents on display and in repository at the Highland House Museum and Cobb Archive.

Cobb Archive
13 Truro Center Rd
Truro, MA
508.349.0200

The Cobb Archive, a 1912 building in the Arts and Craft style, originally served as the town’s first true public library. Located in Truro Center, it is now the repository for the Society’s works on paper. Its trove of maps, charts, books, photographs, family memorabilia, and other historical documents is accessible to the public for viewing and research.

Pilgrim Monument and Museum
High Pole Hill Rd.
Provincetown, MA
508.487.1310

The Provincetown Museum, at the base of the Pilgrim Monument, features a unique collection of exhibits that depict important events and people in Provincetown history and our nation’s history.

Provincetown Art Association and Museum Inc.
460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA
508.487.1750

The Provincetown Art Association and Museum is a nationally recognized, year-round cultural institution that fuses the creative energy of America’s oldest active art colony with the natural beauty of outer Cape Cod that has inspired artists for generations.

ARTS

Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill
10 Meetinghouse Rd
Truro, MA
508.349.7511

The Castle Hill mission is to foster the arts and crafts by providing a wide range of instruction for adults and children. Castle Hill holds exhibitions, lectures, forums, concerts and other similar activities in order to promote social interaction among artists, craftsmen, laymen, and the community at large.

THEATER & MOVIES

Payomet Performing Arts Center and Theater
29 Old Dewline Rd
North Truro, MA
508.487.5400

Payomet audiences expect national talent on the local stage … from Grammy-winning music artists, to fully staged professional theatre productions, and circus arts for children … the tent is magical.

Wellfleet Drive-In and Cinema
51 Rt 6
Wellfleet, MA
508.349.2450

Also featuring: A Summer Flea Market, Mini Golf, and a Snack bar.

 

W.H.A.T   Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater
2357 State Highway Route 6, Wellfleet MA 02667

“a vibrant organization committed to artistic excellence, innovative programming, and programs that both engage and entertain.”

LIBRARY

Truro Public Library
7 Standish Way
North Truro, MA
508.487.1125

Visit the Truro Chamber of Commerce Information Booth - Route 6 at Head of the Meadow Road in North Truro - 508.487.1288

“We saw the sunset in the Bay, -- for standing on that narrow Cape was, as I have said, like being on the deck of a vessel... this sight drove everything else quite out of our heads... the shining torch of the sun fell into the ocean.”

Henry David Thoreau