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Indulge your passion — from history and celebrities to fine art and architecture.

Learn about the rich heritage of the area at Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, where you’ll discover Native American historical and cultural artifacts, diorama, and more. At Cabot's Pueblo Museum, see how pioneer and homesteader Cabot Yerxa created a 35-room house using only found materials. coachella valley history museum preserves the story of the desert and its hardy settlers.

Find out about aviation and battle history at Palm Springs Air Museum, dedicated to the restoration, preservation, and operation of America’s fighters, bombers, and trainers.

Kids and adults enjoy Children's Discovery Museum Of The Desert, where young minds stretch the limits of their imagination with programs and hands-on exhibitions.

Anchored among these cultural institutions are Palm Springs Art Museum and Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, which feature impressive permanent collections as well as exhibitions. Museum-goers can enjoy the works of Masahiro Asaka and Oben Abright, as well as the imaginative designs of Fernando and Humberto Campana this month. The Annenberg Theater at Palm Springs Art Museum features lectures and musical and theatrical productions.

In the East Valley, La Quinta Museum offers classes, events, and exhibits often featuring local artists.


Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

Palm Springs Air Museum

Cabot’s Pueblo Museum

Coachella Valley History Museum

Children’s Discovery Museum Of The Desert

Palm Springs Art Museum

La Quinta Museum

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