National Steinbeck Center
1 Main Street, Salinas 93901 Driving directions
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10am-5pm (9pm on 1st Fri of every month) - closed Thanksgiving, 25 Dec and 1 Jan


A temple devoted to Steinbeck's legendary Grapes of Wrath. The Steinbeck archives (photos, articles and manuscripts) are displayed by way of exhibits and documentary films. A 24-min film charts the life of the author. The museum is organized according to the author's work and the themes covered in his novels: rural life in the valley, the Great Depression... Excellent bookshop.


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