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.

What’s New
and Upcoming Events

Steve Webster, ""What would Steinbeck and Ricketts Say about Climate Change?"

June 05 —

Steve Webster,co-founder of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, will give lecture at the National Steinbeck Center on June 5th. 

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