Steinbeck's Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum, Monterey

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#10 of 10 in Museums in Monterey County
Steinbeck's Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum is located in Monterey. To visit Steinbeck's Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum on your trip to Monterey, use our Monterey trip planning website .
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  • The idea behind the place is awesome, but it's in dire need of maintenance and cleaning. It's brutally honest history and I like that. With a total revamp and good cleaning it would be one of my favor...  more »
  • It's a touristy thing to do, but with all the info available today, you could skip it. Attentions to detail was excellent in the scenes, but it was difficult to hear and nothing in print at the scenes...  more »
  • It smells like an old basement and the history is BRUTAL but it answered so many of my questions about the local history after touring Cannery Row and the Aquarium  more »
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  • This is not worth the money. They are plastic not wax figures and you cannot hear one when others are touring because the sounds are all going at the same time. This is clearly a tourist trap. Some buttons don't work. There were ladders left behind and air freshners left, clearly not done by professionals.
  • me and my friend were the only 2 in the museum, pretty fun place if you're alone, real spooky too
  • It sucked it was a rip off the figures aren't wax it's plastic and not worth the money
  • Lovely place to walk around and learn history about how life was in the early times of the city of Monterey
  • I don't mean to WAX poetic, but this was seriously the most fun I've ever had. I learned, I laughed, I cried. Plus a BEAR fights a BULL. It's genuine and awesome and just a lot of fun. Worth every penny!

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