Stanton Center – FAQ

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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: $20

Young Adult Admission: $16

Youth (under 18): Free

MHAA members: Free (may include immediate family members depending on membership level)

Italian Heritage Society members: $10

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 4:00 PM with doors closing promptly at 5:00 PM.

Do you offer any discounts or museum reciprocity?

We offer a 20% 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 4:00p, 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?

The surrealist artist Dalí lived in Monterey for about seven years beginning in 1940, residing primarily at the Del Monte Lodge (aka, the Lodge at Pebble Beach), painting, throwing parties with guests like Walt Disney, Gloria Vanderbilt, and Andy Warhol. He returned to Spain in 1948.

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.