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.

Event: An Evening with Jacquie Warda: Women, Aviation, and the Pursuit of Dreams

Program: Pop Cinema - The Art of Story Telling

Event: Salinas Valley Comic Con

Learn: John Steinbeck Biography