This month will be a treat to all art and history lovers who are looking for a place to go in California. We will be sharing five museums from eight different places in California that you can check out. Today, we will be starting with Greater Palm Springs!

1. Cabot's Pueblo Museum

The one-man project was started in 1941 by homesteader, Cabot Yerxa. He built the whole place out of scavenged materials from the desert and other nearby places. Apart from it being his home, he also turned it into a museum that features trinkets from his travels around the world and his own art.

For rates and operation hours, click here.

Official accounts:
67616 E Desert View Avenue, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240, USA
Contact number: (760) 329-7610
E-mail address:

2. Coachella Valley History Museum

A six-acre museum campus which houses Coachella Valley's rich culture and history. The entire museum is operated by a group of valley residents since it first opened in 1984. Coachella Valley History Museum aims to preserve, protect, and share old facts for the future generation.

Rates and Operation hours are here. Visit their Facebook account to learn more about their upcoming events.

82616 Miles Avenue, Indio, CA 92201, USA
Contact number: (760) 342-6651
E-mail address:

3. Palm Springs Air Museum

Home to one of the largest collections of flyable aircrafts from the World War II, The Palm Springs Air Museum is dedicated to educating visitors on the role of these planes and their pilots in winning the war. There are currently four hangars (Pacific, European, B-17, & Korean/Vietnam), an education center, a research library, and a lot more. 

The museum is open everyday (except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and February 15, 2019). For the ticket prices, click here and for the upcoming events, click here.

Official social media accounts:

745 N Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
Contact number: (760) 778-6262
E-mail adress: Click Contact

4. Palm Springs Art Museum

The main museum display artworks and artifacts from three areas: Art, Natural Sciences, and Performing Arts. The museum houses works by Andy Warhol, Ansel Adams, and Pablo Picasso, to name a few. Palm Springs Art Museum also offers art workshops, free film viewing every Thursday night, and youth art workshops.

Check their official accounts:

For Admission/Rates, click here.

Operation Hours:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday
10:00am to 05:00pm
12:00pm to 08:00pm (Free admission from 04:00pm to 08:00pm)
Closed every Wednesdays
101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
Contact number: (760) 322-4800
E-mail address:

5. Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, located closer to the middle and eastern side of Coachella Valley, was opened in March 2012. It features The Galen, an 8,400-square-foot building that holds art exhibitions in different media forms which includes painting, sculpting, photography, etc. It is surrounded by the Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden that boasts different sculptures scattered all over the four acres of land. The garden is open to all for free 365 days a year.

Don't forget to visit their social media accounts:

For rates and operating hours, click here.

72-567 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260, USA
Contact number: (760) 346-5600
E-mail address:

Original Article by:
Mikhaela Javier

Dalyn Sanie

Dalyn Melgar Sanie is a Civil Engineering graduate based in Batangas, Philippines.

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