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Here are a few of our frequently asked questions!

General Inquiries

What are your hours?

We are open from 10:00a-5:00p Saturday-Thursday. Closed Fridays. Last entry to the museum is 4:00p and we close promptly at 5:00p.

Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?

Tickets do not need to be purchased in advance! Walk-in guests are absolutely welcome.

How much are tickets?

Adult Admission: $25

Young Adult Admission: $20

Youth (under 18): Free

What is your refund policy?

All tickets are final sale and cannot be exchanged or refunded. In the case of an event cancellation due to circumstances on our end, a full refund will be automatically issued to each patron on the credit card used to purchase. By purchasing a ticket to this event, you agree to this purchase policy. Before purchasing your tickets, we urge you to confirm the title, time, and location of the event. The last entry to the museum is at 4:30 PM with doors closing promptly at 5:00 PM.

Do you offer any discounts or museum reciprocity?

We offer a 10% discount for our Senior friends over 65 and for Military members with valid ID. We currently do not have reciprocity with other museums or organizations.

Can I re-enter the exhibit?

Absolutely! The ticket to the exhibit is an all-day ticket. We do last-entry to the building at 4:30p, but once you have entered the gallery, you are welcome to stay until 5:00p when we close!

Where are you located?

We are located in the Custom House Plaza near Historic Old Fisherman's Wharf.

Where do I park?

Parking is available at the Waterfront Parking Lot at the intersection of Del Monte Avenue and Washington Street. Additional parking is available at the East and West Parking Garages located at Del Monte Avenue and Tyler Street.

Exit on Del Monte Avenue. Stay in the left lane. Continue straight on Del Monte (do not exit through tunnel). Proceed until Tyler Street, turn left and enter either garage (one on left, the other on right).

Dali Exhibit

How is Salvador Dali connected to Monterey's History?

Dali lived in Monterey for 8 years in the 1940's at the Hotel del Monte, which is currently part of the Naval Post Graduate School. While he lived in Monterey, he worked mostly on private commissions for residents of the area.

Are these originals?

Our collection is comprised of original art ranging in graphic techniques: stone lithographs, impressions, tapestries, etchings, and sculpture.

Am I allowed to take photographs?

Yes! Photography is allowed without the flash.

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