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Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

219 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
+1 760-323-0151
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Very small museum of the Aqua Caliente

Very tiny museum but very interesting and it has a small collection of local native art which... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Pelham, New York
Short and sweet

I work at a small museum myself and I know that these smaller spots are often overlooked but are... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Mikey B
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This museum traces the history of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good48%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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219 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
+1 760-323-0151
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Very tiny museum but very interesting and it has a small collection of local native art which changes periodically. Well worth a visit to get a feel for the native tribes in the area.

Thank Larry10803
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I work at a small museum myself and I know that these smaller spots are often overlooked but are very fascinating. The basket exhibit was interesting and really made me appreciate the intricacy and utility of Native American basketry. The attendant was friendly and knowledgeable...More

Thank Mikey B
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This museum is located next door to Ruddy's museum and in the same complex as the Palm springs Historical Society, This is a trifecta of interesting things to do, especially on a hot day. We were greeted by a very friendly docent, Don. While the...More

Thank drsoozie
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Small but interesting museum with a lovely garden in the back highlighting plants used by the Agua Caliente Indians in their lives. Some beautiful gift items also. Enjoyed our visit. Located in the center of Palm Springs near the Village Heritage Center

Thank lovelyric08
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The museum while quite small has a top quality layout and presentation usually found in much larger settings. The exhibit educates visitors to the often forgotten history of local Native Americans with a focus on the form and function of their basket weaving artistry. We...More

Thank DP49
Reviewed 1 May 2017

OK, this museum is tiny, but at least there's SOMETHING out there that tells us about the original inhabitants of Palm Springs. We loved the live native plants & uses garden and Coahuila condo in back, loved the basket exhibit, loved the useful collection of...More

Thank OrangeOrb
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Excellent information provided by the docent, this is a lovely little museum with a nice variety of displays and a nice selection of high quality items for purchase.

Thank dondedieu
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

A small museum but very nice exhibits that highlight the local indigenous people and their surroundings. Well maintained exhibits. Impressive collection of baskets with an interesting history. Friendly staff and volunteers make this a nice experience.

Thank Charles_Schuchert
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Agua Caliente Cultural Museum (ACCM), Palm Springs – Mar. 20/17 ACCM is located in the heart of the tourist strip (S. Palm Canyon Dr.) in downtown Palm Springs, CA right next door to the oldest and second-oldest houses and Ruddy’s General Store Museum in Palm...More

Thank Davidb1057
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is set back from the road, together with other interesting buildings. There were pictures of basket- making and actual baskets in various stages of progress. Outside there was a tiny garden of herbs and other plants used by local Indians. I'm afraid that the...More

Thank SKI010
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Sandy H
19 May 2016|
Response from snoopy647 | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking right out front. Not sure if any of the spots are designated "handicapped". I would suggest you contact the museum.