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No Longer Participating National Steinbeck Center

(Educational attractions)
1 Main St Salinas, CA, 93901
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831.775.4721
http://www.steinbeck.org/

Discount:

Restrictions:

NO LONGER PARTICIPATING in HER Helmet Thursdays

Description:

ABOUT THE HER HELMET THURSDAYS PROJECT:
Businesses and organizations participating in HER Helmet Thursdays help HER / Mother Earth by providing discounts on Thursdays for people who bike. A long-term project with no scheduled end-date, HER Helmet Thursdays was launched in 2009 in Monterey County, California as a public service. NOTE: When participating businesses and organizations sign up, they are provided a staff reference sheet. Many have frequent staff changes. Just in case a staff person on duty isn't familiar with this long-term project, it may be helpful to have the listing for that location pulled up on your mobile phone screen (or print a copy of their listing to take along), so you're prepared to kindly show their listing.
Before claiming discount, refer to FAQs and project details, including date restrictions, in "LISTINGS, Map, How to Get the Discounts, and FAQs about HER Helmet Thursdays" at http://www.bikemonterey.org.

ABOUT THIS FORMER PARTICIPANT:
John Steinbeck was not only a Nobel prize-winning author, he was an environmentalist, so it's not surprising that for 9-1/2 years, Steinbeck Center encouraged visitors to consider biking or using a bike-and-ride option.

Steinbeck Center joined the HER Helmet Thursdays Project on December 21, 2009 and was the first educational (museums, whalewatching, etc.) participant in the project.

On August 1, 2019, as part of the Center's leadership revisiting their various discounts, the decision was made to no longer participate in HER Helmet Thursdays (to no longer offer their 10% discount off admission on Thursdays for people who bike).

We thank the National Steinbeck Center for their nearly 10 years of support for bicycling in Salinas.

Visit the National Steinbeck Center website to see why it is a jewel in the crown of the Monterey County seat.

Bike Tips:

The National Steinbeck Center is located in historic Oldtown Salinas. Visitors from the San Francisco Bay area often bring their bikes via Amtrak train.

Are you coming from the Monterey Peninsula? You may want to transport bikes to Salinas on Monterey-Salinas Transit / MST "The Bus," then bike around Oldtown and other Salinas destinations.

The Steinbeck Center is close to MST's Salinas Transit Center as well as near the Amtrak station.

See the "Bike-and-Ride" section of Tips for Bicycling Monterey County for helpful pointers on taking your bike aboard the train or bus.

For more tips on bicycling all around Salinas, see Bicycling Monterey's "What to do in Salinas" section: https://bit.ly/bikesalinas

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TIPS FOR BICYCLING IN MONTEREY COUNTY, AND ELSEWHERE:
Bicycling Monterey website, http://www.BikeMonterey.org.