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Imperial Valley Pioneers Museum

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Good collection of farm implement and history

Good collection -- well curated. Insect collection needs updating Military gallery, and a separate... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
El Centro, California
If you are a history buff....

Be sure to check out this well planned museum. Full of local items from pioneers in the early... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Imperial, California
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373 E Aten Rd, Imperial, CA 92251-9653
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Good collection -- well curated. Insect collection needs updating Military gallery, and a separate gallery for many of the ethnic groups here in Imperial Valley. Outdoor a tank, railroad cars and engine and the original Calexico Schollhouse

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Be sure to check out this well planned museum. Full of local items from pioneers in the early 1900's to now, every nationality is represented here that settled in Imperial Valley. A bit hard to find but worth it.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

The Imperial Valley is a collection of desert communities located along the California/Mexico border roughly 70 miles west of Yuma AZ. This facility offers a very thorough display from both an historical as well as cultural perspective. Truly a very attractive presentation. The staff is...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 13 May 2017

what a great museum in such a rural area. kudos to the volunteers running this place. multiple visits will be required to take it all in.

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Very very interesting .We have been going south for ten years and have just started to look around at some of the attractions This is a must to take in dates back to the early 1900 hundreds

Thank dennislI2186FY
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went back in time discovering the influence of a melting pot of hard- working immigrants building the Imperial Valley's future.

Thank Pat P
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The Pioneer Museum is a great find. In the middle of nowhere, you will find a great piece of Americana. It is museum of the people and historical events of the area. All of the artifacts, original photos, and heirlooms have been donate or acquired...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Facility was clean, staff were friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about the museum. Books and material were very expensive for purchase.

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We just noticed the sign on the building, driving by on the highway. Wow! History of Imperial County. One part: a section of probably a dozen nationalities who helped to build the region. Their culture, pictures, dress, etc. Exhibit on water, items from the past...More

Thank pfflyer2014
Reviewed 8 May 2016

A museum where the efforts of those involved with keeping it fresh and interesting is very evident. Various groups who settled around Imperial Valley, California are encouraged to personally contribute and maintain areas in the museum to display aspects of their cultures and families to...More

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