Museums
in Palm Springs, CA

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Did you know that there are approximately 850 million visits to museums every year in America? They contribute $50 billion to the U.S. economy each year. If you think about how marvelous museums are, these numbers make sense. Museums can transport you to old worlds, future worlds, worlds you never thought you could be a part of.

If you’re looking to add some of those unknown worlds to your day, check out our list of museums in the area. They are all within driving distance and offer a variety of topics that will enchant every member of the family.
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

219 S Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92262   Directions

(760) 778-1079

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Honor the history of our local ancestors at the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. The tribal museum traces the history of Palm Springs and the culture, lifestyle and traditions of its original inhabitants, the Cahuilla Indians. Exhibits draw from extensive collections of archeological material, art, crafts, and photographs.

Children’s Discovery Museum
Children’s Discovery Museum

71701 Gerald Ford Dr
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270   Directions

(760) 321-0602

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Kids play to learn at the Children’s Discovery Museum, where more than 50 hands-on exhibits beg to be touched, pulled apart, and put back together again. Learning centers include Today I Want to Be, How Things Work, Science Rules and more. This is the place to discover how learning can be serious fun!

Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Springs Art Museum

101 N Museum Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92262   Directions

(760) 322-4800

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The Palm Springs Art Museum exhibits art collections of modern California art, European modern art, and Native American art. The 150,000-square-foot museum is the hub of the Palm Springs art community and welcomes patrons to explore art, brunch at the Muse Café, and shop at the Palm Springs Museum Store.

The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens
The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens

47900 Portola Ave
Palm Desert, CA 92260   Directions

(760) 346-5694

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Escape with the family on desert adventure. The Living Desert is the only American zoo and botanical garden dedicated to the deserts of the world. Families learn about deserts across the globe through exhibits and attractions that showcase the challenges that desert animals face like extreme heat and a limited water supply.