Whether you arrive by land, sea or sky, the Pilgrim Monument is the first thing you see when you approach Provincetown. Standing at 252 feet, the Monument commemorates the history of the Mayflower Pilgrims and beyond. It’s the tallest all-granite structure in the United States. Take the funicular from Bradford Street up to the grounds of the monument. Fun for kids and adults! The monument also houses the Provincetown Museum, which tells the long and colorful story of Provincetown and its interesting characters throughout history.