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Address: 525 Polk Street, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: 831-649-7109
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Step back into the life and times of the 19th century when visiting this...

Step back into the life and times of the 19th century when visiting this historic home and gardens dating back to the 1800s.

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Cooper-Molera Adoba another historic moment

Not really open on this day as they prepared for the holiday Adobe lights. But, the gift shop was and we could take a look around back... it is nicely preserved and restored.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
northernk
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Phoenix, Arizona

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Phoenix, Arizona
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416 reviews
172 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not really open on this day as they prepared for the holiday Adobe lights. But, the gift shop was and we could take a look around back... it is nicely preserved and restored.

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Thank northernk
Larkspur, California
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50 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

Take the $5.00 tour and you will learn a lot about the Adobe construction. The early history of California and the richest person in the United States at the time.

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San Clemente, California
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139 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

cool cabin on the walk to the bluffs and headlands of Andrew Molera. cool to see this old cabin that etched its place in history along the ca coast of Big Sur. not much more than a quick 5-10 min of exploring but all the while a neat place

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Thank Dooz85
Monterey, California
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45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Take the walking tour that includes the Cooper-Molera Adobe. You will be very happy you did! Perhaps not a choice if you have young children who will tire of such recreation easily. Do all of the historical adobe tours you can fit in. Well worth it!

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2 Thank Bartholomew2
Fort Bragg, California
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63 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Many people do not know about the Californio days which were between the mission days and California statehood. Visiting this Adobe will give insights to this time.

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1 Thank RosalieG3
California
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40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

This beautifully preserved home was fun to walk through. Most of the furnishings are original to the Cooper family. A nice piece of Monterey history.

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2 Thank mysterrytraveler
Aptos, California, United States
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78 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Like many of the historical sites in Monterey area, it's real and not fancied up to look more cute...It's a real building that dates back to early Monterey and gives an idea of what Monterey looked like.

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2 Thank R E K
Monterey
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172 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Went here on the 4th of July after the parade downtown. What a delight! Had a tour of the old house. Very interesting indeed!

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1 Thank Dan M
Woodland Hills, CA
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

My teenage children and I visited the museum on the fourth and found the experience of few typical museum signs and artifacts and gardens with no description. Tours of the house could only be taken when supervised and lasted about 45 minutes. Overall the grounds were beautiful as well as the main house and on the particular day of my... More 

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Monterey, California
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57 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Although California History is a bit later than the history of the rest of the country, Monterey was California's first Capitol. This site not only contains the Museum Store for the Monterey State Historic Park but includes a walled garden encompassing nearly an acre in size, with plantings dating fro the 1860s. The historical exhibit in Spear Warehouse is definitely... More 

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