San Lorenzo Park - King City, CA


San Lorenzo Park 

Home of Monterey County Agricultural and Rural Life Museum. 1160 Broadway, King City, CA.

The park is a county facility of 6 buildings: the Exhibit Barn, the Blacksmith Shop and the Irrigation Museum, plus the historic structures: the Spreckels House (1898), the LaGloria Schoolhouse (1887), and the King City Southern Pacific Depot (1903). All are completely furnished with turn-of-the-20th Century artifacts.

Outside exhibits feaature antique farm equipment dating from the late 1800s through the 1940s. The main Exhibit Barn displays the development of Salinas Valley agriculture and rural life from the late 1700s through 1910.

The Exhibit Barn is open 10 AM to 4 PM daily, closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Day and Thanksgiving Day and the day thereafter.

The Spreckels House and Schoolhouse are open Saturdays and Sundays, April through October from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM. If docents are available, we'll also open the other buildings. All buildings are available to group tours by appointment. ADA compliant.

There is no charge to visit any of the buildings. There is an admission fee to the park of $3 per car during the week, $5 on weekends. Seniors and walk-ins are free. The park facility is over 200 acres with an RV campground, playgrounds, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, softball area, numerous picnic areas and hiking trails.

Nearby Attractions

9-Hole Golf Course (2mi.) 

San Antonio Mission (18mi.) 

King City-Shopping, Dining, Gas Stations, Laundries (1mi.) 

Pinnacles National Monument (22mi.)

Museum tours and information: (831) 385-8020 Monday through Friday.

Park information (RV, camping, etc): (831) 385-5964.


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