Keene, CA 93531
The monument is located near the small town of Keene, California on Highway 58. From Highway 58, take exit 138 toward Keene, then turn right on Woodford-Tehachapi Road. César E. Chávez National Monument will be on your left.
The climate in this area is mild, with warm, dry summers and cool winters. Average temperatures in July, the warmest month, are in the mid-80s and hot days often reach into the 90s. In winter, frosty mornings are common and roads may be icy.
No Entrance Fee - $0.00
No entrance fees are charged at César E. Chávez National Monument.
Explore the history of César E. Chávez and the farmworker movement through photographs, artifacts, and sites dedicated to his legacy. In the Memorial Garden, you will find his gravesite and a fountain honoring the memory of five workers. Roses in bloom year-round, including a variety named for Chávez, grace the garden. In the visitor center, watch films about his life, contemplate his unchanged office, and see exhibits and artwork. A bookstore offers additional information.