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Presidio Museum

Corporal Ewing Rd, Bldg. 113, Monterey, CA 93944
+1 831-646-3456
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Small but interesting

Really enjoyed the possum recipe from the Army cookbook and the history of how DLI got started... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Dc N
Fairfax, Virginia
Good for a quick visit

My son is stationed at the Presidio so I thought it would be good to learn about the history of... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Freeport, Maine
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7 Sep 2017
“Small but interesting”
1 Jun 2017
“Good for a quick visit”
Corporal Ewing Rd, Bldg. 113, Monterey, CA 93944
+1 831-646-3456
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Really enjoyed the possum recipe from the Army cookbook and the history of how DLI got started here. Has for sale Presidio of Monterey Christmas ornaments.

Thank Dc N
Reviewed 1 June 2017

My son is stationed at the Presidio so I thought it would be good to learn about the history of this base. The museum is small but informative and the staff is knowledgeable. The monument out back is nice (with good views) but you have...More

Thank MaineTraveler2017
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I was stationed here in early 1972. Have fond memories of the Presidio it is a shame that we could not get on the base. When I was there it was an open base so much for the times we live in.

1  Thank Vincent C
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This tiny museum is unexpectedly informative and interesting. Staff on hand is very knowledgeable. If you think of it, leave a tip - they have limited funding.

Thank Linmihee
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Stopped in for a quick look. It's a small museum but quite interesting and the guide on duty that day was extremely knowledgable. Worthwhile.

Thank SharonSCalifornia
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I visited the Presidio Museum of Monterey to see the monument on the top of the hill. I was very disappointed as to the care and condition of the monument and its surroundings. The city of Monterey owns and maintains the property, it seems they're...More

Thank Luv2Travel979
Reviewed 8 February 2016

The Presidio's site is beautiful, with sweeping views of Monterey Bay. However, the museum is underfunded and really needs an "angel" to do justice to a site of this significance.

Thank rockyhillgal
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Loved coming here, as I spent many summers at the Presidio, with my late dad, a Colonel in the US Army. The Presidio is beautiful and the views from the museum and the monument are amazing. You can hear the seals barking in the bay....More

Thank JDenise
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Visit the Presidio Museum and learn about the history of Monterey. There is no admission charge so take advantage of a great free resource.

Thank Houston N
Reviewed 19 August 2015

As a free museum, it is an interesting exposure to a different side of history of Monterey. Most people don't know it even exists, but it is well worth 30 minutes, and some great views of the bay from its location perched on the top...More

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