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Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Very small, but full of information

Docents have a lot of info to share. Ask them for more details. The pottery exhibits and plant... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Gig Harbor, Washington
Indian facts

This is a great place to learn about the aqua caliente Indians who have developed the city and... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Paris, France
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This museum traces the history of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.
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219 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6310
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

The museum advertises: Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians invites you to join us for the groundbreaking celebration of the new cultural center 9 a.m. Friday May 11, 2018 at the corner of Tahquitz & Indian Downtown Palm Springs. It will open in 2020 and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Docents have a lot of info to share. Ask them for more details. The pottery exhibits and plant displays really show how the Agua Caliente used their environment to make their lives better. Looking forward to the larger museum!

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

This is a great place to learn about the aqua caliente Indians who have developed the city and valley. There are even original baskets woven by the Indian ladies .

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

We enjoyed the displays and understand there will be a larger museum to accommodate more information and artifacts. Nice gift shop.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Has a great collection of native baskets. In the back is a collection of native plants and their medicinal use .

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

For its size, there is a lot to see here, from the current basket exhibit to the courtyard at the back. There is a lot of information and the gentleman working here was very knowledgeable. Free to visit and to learn a bit about the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank glamourpuss1000
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Located next to Ruddy's General Store Museum at the Village Green Heritage Center, this tiny museum is worthy of a visit. The current exhibition is Woven Stories: Baskets of the Cahuilla. The museum store sells books about Native American history and culture, Native American hand...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Joan H
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We liked seeing the exhibits at the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. The museum is located at the Village Green Heritage Center on Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs. I enjoyed seeing the Native Art, baskets, and learning more about the history.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mini
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2017
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1 December 2017|
Response from glamourpuss1000 | Reviewed this property |
Free! But a gratuity would be nice.
Sandy H
18 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.