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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 March 26, 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 May 1, 2017
San Jose, California
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5 Custom House Plz, Monterey State Historic Park, Monterey, CA 93940-2430
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Reviewed June 12, 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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JamesEA1
Reviewed March 26, 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.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Dao1949
Reviewed December 4, 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.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank lolabwoods
Reviewed September 9, 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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank tripyrr
Reviewed May 1, 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.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Brix510
Reviewed April 23, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Summerasalifestyle
Reviewed March 13, 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.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank enidst
Reviewed March 13, 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 ;-)

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed February 8, 2017

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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank VickiLD50
Reviewed January 30, 2017

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

Date of experience: November 2016
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