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No Longer Open To The Public At This Location Monterey Museum Of Art La Mirada

(Educational attractions)
720 Via Mirada Monterey, CA, 93940
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http://www.montereyart.org/

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Restrictions:

La Mirada location is no longer open to the public. Instead, visit their Pacific Street location: http://hht.herokuapp.com/home/detail/236

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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 PARTICIPANT:
See their website for details.

La Mirada location is no longer open to the public. Instead, visit their Pacific Street location: http://hht.herokuapp.com/home/detail/236

Bike Tips:

La Mirada location no longer open to the public. Instead, visit their Pacific Street location: http://hht.herokuapp.com/home/detail/236

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Monterey Museum of Art-La Mirada is located very near a Class I portion of the Monterey Bay Coastal Trail/bike path. Coming from the bike path, here are three different route options after leaving the path. Options #2 and #3 include Class II bike lanes part of the way, and #2 is considered by many as the best option if biking with a child. Take your pick, and enjoy the ride!

(1) Most direct, no bike lane:

Leave the bike path at the intersection of Del Monte Avenue and Camino El Estero (near Monterey Bay Kayaks on the bayside of Del Monte; near Trinity High School on the opposite side of Del Monte). Bike up Camino El Estero until you reach the t-intersection, which is Fremont. Turn left, then make a right on Via Mirada. The museum will be on your right.

(2) Here's an alternate route for biking with a child. This is also a good route if coming on bike path from downtown Monterey/Wharf I and II side. (Biking with a child? Before the trip, get your young cyclist ready by reviewing Personal Safety section at BicyclingMonterey.com.)

Leave the Class I bike/multi-use path above Wharf II, and walk your bikes up the sidewalk (to left/east side of street) until you reach the crosswalk at the Del Monte Avenue traffic light.
Walk your bikes across Del Monte; you'll now be at the corner of Del Monte and Figueroa.
Walk your bikes across Figueroa (in direction of that big building with no windows or sign (that's the Monterey Sports Center). Now hop back on your bikes and use the Class II bike lane to bike up Figueroa.
Continue on Figueroa. You'll first cross Franklin Street (there's a traffic light). Next you'll pass the back side of Jacks Park--be cautious about parked cars that may be backing out. Continue on Figueroa until you see little Robinson Street (almost like an alleyway)on your left.
Make a left onto Robinson(no bike lane now, but a lightly traveled little street), and continue one block until you cross the next street (that's Cortes, but you won't see a street sign). Continue until you must make a right or left (you are at Camino Aguajito, and you'll see and the El Estero Lake Park Complex across the street); make a right.
Bike up Camino El Estero until you reach the t-intersection, which is Fremont. Hop off your bikes and cross using the signal. Watch out carefully for the car wash traffic. Then turn left onto Fremont, and right on Via Mirada. The museum will be on your right.

(3) An alternate route if coming on the bike path from Seaside or the Naval Postgraduate School:

Leave the Class I bike/multi-use path at Del Monte and Camino Aguajito (there are new Class II bike lanes on Camino Aguajito). Bike up Camino Aguajito to Pearl. Make a right on Pearl (crossing over the lake bridge) and continue beyond the Monterey Youth Center and the next bridge, to the intersection at Pearl and Camino El Estero. Make a left onto Camino El Estero and continue until you reach the t-intersection, which is Fremont. Turn left, then make a right on Via Mirada. The museum will be on your right.

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