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.
and Upcoming Events
February 25 —
The National Steinbeck Center is proud to welcome historians Darryl Holter and William Deverell to discuss their new...Read More
February 27 —
“Celebrate John Steinbeck's birthday with a Community Free Day for Monterey County Residents.
The day will include...Read More
March 17 —
Get into the St. Patrick's Day spirit with a performance by Taelen Thomas, Shannon Miller and Maestra Amelia KrupskiRead More
May 06 - May 08 —
The 2016 Steinbeck Festival will be held the first weekend of May and is titled "From Salinas to the Sea of Cortez: Steinbeck on Land and Sea."Read More