The National Steinbeck Center will be closed starting March 16, 2020. Please check back for updates for when our doors will be open again to the public.

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:

“The National Steinbeck Center . . . Building community and celebrating creativity, inspired by the words of John Steinbeck.”