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.
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.
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 doing the very minimum to preserve it. The museum is clean but dinky, really nothing... 更多
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.
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. The museum is typical of military museums....lots of nostalgic photos of when the Presidio was... 更多
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 of the hill
A small but well stocked military museum giving the history of Monterey and The entry of California into the union.... 更多