Welcome to the National Steinbeck Center!

The National Steinbeck Center is located in Salinas, California, the birthplace of Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck. In addition to hosting a premier collection of artifacts, books, and film clips, we strive to share John Steinbeck’s values, build community and celebrate creativity in communities across the nation. 

John Steinbeck Biography

The Art of Storytelling - Pop Cinema

What’s New
and Upcoming Events

FREE SCREENING: ‘The Salinas Project’ – 7:00 PM

April 27 —

Join us for the Salinas premiere of Carolyn Brown's documentary, The Salinas Project.

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