About Historic Monterey
Historic Buildings
Photo Gallery



City of Monterey
Monterey Public Library
Museum and Cultural Arts
Monterey, CA 93940

Monterey State Historic Park
20 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Monterey History & Art Association
5 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Supporting Organizations


Historic Timeline
Custom House

        Need to know about Spain's first headquarters in Alta California, settled before the Declaration of Independence was signed? Want to learn about abalone, salmon and sardine fisheries, or Cannery Row? Love to explore historic buildings in the town where California was born?
        You have come to the right place! Historic Monterey is a partnership of the City of Monterey, Monterey History and Art Association, and Monterey State Historic Park. The Historic Monterey website includes nine themed sections covering the key aspects of our historic destination, detailed information on our 18th- and 19th-century buildings, and links to Historic Monterey members and partners for more information about Monterey history, culture, attractions, and events.
        Enjoy your visit today, and come back again soon

Photo Gallery
Photo Gallery