Who We Are

About the National Steinbeck Center

The National Steinbeck Center is a museum and 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in Salinas, CA that honors Nobel prize winning author John Steinbeck. The National Steinbeck Center houses a variety of artifacts, first edition Steinbeck books, newspapers, and interviews pertaining to John Steinbeck in its archives. In addition, the National Steinbeck Center holds a variety of educational and public programs throughout the year which aim to expand the public’s knowledge about John Steinbeck and the themes he explored in his books.

 

Mission:

Drawing from the works of John Steinbeck, the National Steinbeck Center is dedicated to Steinbeck’s creative legacy: to participate, to inspire, to educate, and to understand one another.