Join us at the Pacific Biological Laboratories (Ed Ricketts' Lab) at 800 Cannery Row, Monterey, for free tours sponsored by the City of Monterey. All five sets of one-hour tours are on Saturdays, and our docents will present the history of the Lab, Ed Ricketts, his friendship with author John Steinbeck, and the PBL Club that was instrumental in founding the Monterey Jazz Festival.
Dates of tours:
October 4 and November 8, 2014
Tour times for each date are:
9:00-10:00 am, 10:30-11:30 am, 12:30-1:30 pm, 2:00-3:00 pm, 3:30-4:30 pm
Make your reservation by phoning the Colton Hall Museum, 831-646-5640 between 10 am - 4 pm daily. Deadline for tour reservations is the Friday before the scheduled tours. Please arrive at the Lab 10 minutes prior to the tour.
Parking available at the Cannery Row Garage at 601 Foam Street, and other areas, see link:
Due to the Lab's historic significance and space, 15 persons can be scheduled for each tour.
What people are saying about the City of Monterey's Pacific Biological Laboratories Tours:
"Excellent piece of local history!"
"Lively, engrossing, full of important detail and vivid comparisons."
"It was FANTASTIC!"
"Outstanding, educational, interesting, lively, concise!"
"I am so thankful the tour was available."