John Steinbeck Museum

The John Steinbeck Museum was created to tell the story of John Steinbeck's legacy by presenting, creating and exploring stories of the human condition. Located in Steinbeck's hometown of Salinas, tourists can reach the museum by traveling along the famous 17-mile drive between Salinas and Monterey. Through the museum's three unique program offerings, each visitor is given the opportunity to create a platform to discuss, explore and learn. The museum's three program offerings include literature, history, agriculture and art as well as special events and educational programs.

The John Steinbeck Museum allows each visitor to discover Steinbeck's world through interactive, multisensory exhibits for all ages, rare artifacts, and seven themed theaters showcasing East of Eden, Cannery Row, Of Mice and Men, The Grapes of Wrath and much more. There are also multiple art galleries which rotate and change exhibits constantly. The John Steinbeck Museum is a wonderful learning facility for youth and adult groups as well as a unique venue for special events. For more information on the John Steinbeck Museum please visit