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Cooper-Molera Adobe

525 Polk St, Monterey, CA 93940-2809
+1 831-649-7109
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Who knew what was behind the walls ?

OUTSTANDING place to visit to see what it was like downtown years ago.There were goats and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Monterey, California
Average Because It Is Currently Closed

This very old adobe is a National Trust property that is undergoing extensive work, some of it... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Portland, OR
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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.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Who knew what was behind the walls ?”
14 Mar 2017
“Average Because It Is Currently Closed”
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525 Polk St, Monterey, CA 93940-2809
525 Polk St, Monterey, CA 93940-2809
+1 831-649-7109
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OUTSTANDING place to visit to see what it was like downtown years ago.There were goats and chickens enjoying life. You've got to see this flash-back in time.

Thank MaxC93940
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This very old adobe is a National Trust property that is undergoing extensive work, some of it seismic retrofitting. Expect it to reopen later in 2017, per the signage

1  Thank GeorgePortland_OR
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The historic adobe and grounds are closed (prob thru 2016) as it is undergoing renovation. The facility will be a shared use property when it opens; mixing commercial restaurant/store and the house museum. The non-profit store that was in the building has moved to the...More

Thank toughbutfair
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Not really open on this day as they prepared for the holiday Adobe lights. But, the gift shop was and we could take a look around back... it is nicely preserved and restored.

1  Thank northernk
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Take the $5.00 tour and you will learn a lot about the Adobe construction. The early history of California and the richest person in the United States at the time.

1  Thank TimSamsTravelUSA
Reviewed 15 July 2015

cool cabin on the walk to the bluffs and headlands of Andrew Molera. cool to see this old cabin that etched its place in history along the ca coast of Big Sur. not much more than a quick 5-10 min of exploring but all the...More

1  Thank Dooz85
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Take the walking tour that includes the Cooper-Molera Adobe. You will be very happy you did! Perhaps not a choice if you have young children who will tire of such recreation easily. Do all of the historical adobe tours you can fit in. Well worth...More

3  Thank Bartholomew2
Reviewed 12 April 2013

Many people do not know about the Californio days which were between the mission days and California statehood. Visiting this Adobe will give insights to this time.

1  Thank RosalieG3
Reviewed 13 December 2012

This beautifully preserved home was fun to walk through. Most of the furnishings are original to the Cooper family. A nice piece of Monterey history.

2  Thank mysterrytraveler
Reviewed 20 November 2012

Like many of the historical sites in Monterey area, it's real and not fancied up to look more cute...It's a real building that dates back to early Monterey and gives an idea of what Monterey looked like.

2  Thank R E K
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