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Museum of Monterey

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Good Nautical Museum

This Museum is located in downtown Monterey near Fisherman's Wharf. The building itself actually... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Nice museum, great location, Dali exhibit

This place had a traveling Dali Exhibit when we visited but overall their artwork seems good. Its... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
San Jose, California
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5 Custom House Plz, Monterey State Historic Park, Monterey, CA 93940-2430
+1 831-372-2608
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

a perfect place to learn more history of Monterey, we truly enjoyed the experience. We learned a great deal about the rich history and it was a great experience and informative.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

This Museum is located in downtown Monterey near Fisherman's Wharf. The building itself actually sits right above the Monterey Tunnel which is the Custom House Plaza. It offers some history of Monterey fishing and some interesting displays too.

Thank Dao1949
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Excellent Dali Exhibit. The reason we went to the museum. We arrived about and hour before they closed and should have allowed more time. Worth a visit.

1  Thank lolabwoods
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Tripadvisor lists "Dali17," "Museum of Monterey" and "Stanton Center" at 5 Custom House Plaza. All are the same, with a permanent exhibit of Dali, and most recent reviews are at Dali17. Powerful images, and not just the stereotypical Dali. It's even more mysogynistic than most...More

1  Thank tripyrr
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This place had a traveling Dali Exhibit when we visited but overall their artwork seems good. Its not very large but the natural light and location make it very nice to walk thru and enjoy some art.

Thank Brix510
Reviewed 23 April 2017

It's right here. You've walked right by it in your way to the warf. Yes yes yes You've been done by the horrible touristy stuff, now enjoy art stuff Learn about Dali and his coastal connection, see his art, scratch your head and wonder at...More

Thank Summerasalifestyle
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I visited this museum just out of curiosity when I learned about the permanent exhibit of some of Salvador Dali paintings. Very interesting and good Dali's work from the period he lived in Monterrey.

1  Thank enidst
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Right now they have a Dali exhibit.. not sure if it is permanent or temporary.. Although I have seen the one in Spain and another country, this museum added quite a bit of stuff that I had never seen... surreal mind ;-)

Thank travel2findoneself
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Nice exhibit. Was not aware of his connection to Monterey. Not really my cup of tea but enjoyed the various themes and styles

Thank JVLD
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We stopped in mid day and find that the museum was small but had some interesting pictures and history to see.

1  Thank CaribbeanFan79
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