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Presidio Museum

Address: Corporal Ewing Rd, Bldg. 113, Monterey, CA 93944
Phone Number: 831 646 3456
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Ranked #52 of 94 things to do in Monterey
Type: Military museums, Museums
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Type: Military museums, Museums

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English first
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72 reviews 72 reviews
18 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

A small but well stocked military museum giving the history of Monterey and The entry of California into the union. Museum can be entered without going through the Army gate. Many displays of early armament and uniforms. The curator loved his job and was very knowledgeable of the museum and local military history

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Sunnyvale, CA
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235 reviews 235 reviews
64 attraction reviews
965 helpful votes 965 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

The Presidio Museum is on the grounds of the Presidio at Monterey , but accessible to the public. We went there to visit on a day with cloudy skies -not a good time to go to the beach. I would recommend the place only to those interested in military equipment and dress attire. The Presidio Museum is a museum if... More 

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74 reviews 74 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

This was a very interesting area of Monterrey, the Museum has always been closed when I was there,

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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Just wanted to let everyone know what days the Presidio Museum is open. Saw the reviews here and decided to stop on our drive between SF and LA but was disappointed to find out we were visiting on a wrong day.

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Sunnyvale, California
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30 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Laerned a lot about the enire history of the Presideo, including a historical timeline.

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Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, USA
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93 reviews 93 reviews
39 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

Small, free, local museum overlooked by many, but with an excellent display on the interelated histories of Monterey and its Presidio.

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