Programs and Events

Los Ninos de Monterey

Los Ninos Los Ninos Experiential Living Program Description

 Week-long classes are held at the beautiful two-acre Cooper-Molera Adobe which has 1820s-40s adobe buildings and a heritage garden.

 Program staff include California credentialed  teachers and State Park presenters who lead students in activities which include tours of Monterey's historical sites and buildings, period games and toys, crafts, food, songs and dances, and Spanish vocabulary.
 The week culminates in a "Fandango" where students have an opportunity to share what they have learned with family and take home treasures that they have made.
 Students are provided with historic reproduction clothing to wear for the week of "time travel."

For more information, please download the program below which also contains your registration form. If registering more than one child, please use a separate registration form for each.  
Click Here for Program & Registration Form


Program Dates:
Session One: June 9-13, 2014 (Grades 3 thru 5 combined)
Session Two: June 16-20 (Grades 3 thru 5 combined)

Registration (Includes all materials and instruction):
$145 per child for one week program; 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 Noon (Half-day)
$195 per child for one week program 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Full day)

History Fest 2014 - October 3, 4 & 5

History Fest   Come to Historic Downtown Monterey to enjoy History Fest! Acitivities are family oriented and many are free, including Walking Tours of Historic Custom House Plaza and surrounding areas, entrance to Custom House, Pacific House, and Cooper Museum Store and Garden. 

   Free family  events will be taking place throughout Monterey, hosted by California State Parks, Monterey History and Art Association, the City of Monterey & the Historic Monterey Collaborative.  

    Watch this space for a full schedule of events as the date approaches.  

Cell Phone Tours

Visitors to Monterey State Historic Park may take a cell phone tour of historic buildings by dialing (831) 998-9458, followed by a Stop Number when prompted. Stop Numbers correspond to various Monterey State Historic Park adobes in the downtown area. Listeners recieve a two-minute narration for each building. There is no charge for the cell phone tours, but callers will use cell minutes, according to their individual plan. Callers may also use land based phones and will be charged based on normal land based rates.
Click here for downlodable Cell Phone Guide and Map.

Stop Number/Building
Call (831) 998-9458
After prompt, enter Stop Number:

401 Custom House
402 Pacific House
403 First Brick House
404 Old Whaling Station
405 California's First Theater
406 Casa Soberanes
407 Larkin House
408 Cooper-Molera Adobe
409 Robert Louis Stevenson House
410 Casa de Oro (J. Boston Store)