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Cooper-Molera Adobe

525 Polk St, Monterey, CA 93940-2809
+1 831-649-7109
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Interesting but quick

My teenage children and I visited the museum on the fourth and found the experience of few typical... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2012
Woodland Hills, CA
Monterey's "Secret Garden"

Although California History is a bit later than the history of the rest of the country, Monterey... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2012
Monterey, California
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Step back into the life and times of the 19th century when visiting this historic home and gardens dating back to the 1800s.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
14 Mar 2017
“Average Because It Is Currently Closed”
2 Oct 2016
“Temporarily Closed for Construction”
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525 Polk St, Monterey, CA 93940-2809
+1 831-649-7109
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Reviewed 4 July 2012

My teenage children and I visited the museum on the fourth and found the experience of few typical museum signs and artifacts and gardens with no description. Tours of the house could only be taken when supervised and lasted about 45 minutes. Overall the grounds...More

2  Thank kevnbons
Reviewed 4 July 2012

Although California History is a bit later than the history of the rest of the country, Monterey was California's first Capitol. This site not only contains the Museum Store for the Monterey State Historic Park but includes a walled garden encompassing nearly an acre in...More

3  Thank HonoreH
Reviewed 18 May 2012

On a weekday in May, not too many people happened by, but it is an interesting place to view for a flavor of old California life. Monterey has emblems marking a walk through the historic adobes and buildings and this was one of the highlights...More

Thank luvtogo09
Reviewed 23 April 2012

My husband and I decided to follow the historic steps through Monterey and we stumbled upon this beautiful place. We have been through downtown Monterey before and have never known such a place existed here. By looking from the outside of the building you wouldn't...More

3  Thank lvetotrvel
Reviewed 5 April 2012

This place is truly wonderful! Quiet, interesting, etc. A beautiful garden oasis in the middle of Monterey. The staff is knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. I hesitate to rate it only because it feels like my own secret garden every time I visit.

1  Thank MsLemming
Reviewed 21 January 2012

This adobe was na unexpected surprise right in town down Monterey in that it is like a little self sustaining village once you get inside the house and out into the backyard.I found it quite interesting to see how people lived here so long ago.

Thank MontereyGirl47
Reviewed 24 October 2010

Due to budget cuts, this is one of the only historic houses that is readily accessible. It's open 10-4 most days, but check the web site to confirm, as that could change. The Cooper-Molera Adobe is an interesting historical house, definitely worth a 30-minute visit,...More

2  Thank Kleetampa
Reviewed 19 January 2008

The gift shop is adorable, the house is neat, but the gardens are fantastic. Bring a picnic lunch, or let the kids hunt for the chickens. So beautiful, and a great taste of history. Check it out on the fourth of July, when they have...More

1  Thank Aubry D
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