Palm Springs Art Museum
101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs, California 92262; (760) 325-0189;
Open: Tues-Sun 10AM-5PM (Oct-May) / Wed-Sun 10AM-5PM (Jun-Sep) / All Thurs 12PM-8PM;
Founded in 1938, this Museum's permanent art collection features contemporary California art, classic western American art, Native American art; Precolumbian art, Mexican art, and European modern art; glass studio art, American mid-twentieth century architecture, and American photography.
Annenberg Theater - an eclectic calendar from ballet to modern dance, opera to jazz, and comedy to drama.
Albert Frey House - one of the most important modern architects of our time, lived and worked in Palm Springs since 1934.
Palm Springs Air Museum
745 North Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA 92262; 760-778-6262;
Open : Daily 10AM-5PM (Exc: Thanksgiving & Christmas);
This museum exhibits the role of the World War II combat aircraft and the role the pilots and American citizens had in achieving this great victory.
It features One of the world's largest collections of flying World War Two warplanes.
Aqua Caliente Cultural Museum
219 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs CA 92262; (760) 778-1079;
Open : Summer (10PM-5PM) Fri-Sat / Non-Summer (10AM-5PM) Daily / All Sundays (Noon-5PM);
Location : At the Village Green Heritage Center in the heart of downtown Palm Springs.
This museum preserves the nature spirit of the Aqua Caliente Band of the Cahuilla Indians.
Exhibits include the Tahquitz Canyon Archaeological Collection with over 50,000 artifacts from the oldest and largest village site
and is one of the most extensive excavation projects in California.
Gen. Patton Memorial Museum
Exhibits include real tanks and artillery.
Imperial Valley Swiss Museum
1585 E. Worthington Rd, Holtville, CA; (760) 356-1183;
Tours by appointment only.
SDSU Art Gallery
720 Heber Ave., Calexico, CA ; (760) 357-5536;
Open: Daily 8AM-Noon/ 1-5PM by appointment;
Located in the SDSU Campus Administration Bldg.
Planes of Fame Air Museum
Located at Chino Airport, 4.5 miles south of SR-60 on Euclid Ave.
Displays restored American, British, German and Japanese military aircraft.
Collection of early aircraft includes a 1896 glider. Also included
are P-59 and F-104 jet fighters.
Lincoln Memorial Shrine
125 W. Vine St, Redlands, CA; (909) 798-7565;
Open Daily: 9AM-Noon / 1-5PM (Exc Mondays and Holidays);
Open for special events on Lincoln's Birthday.
The largest collection of Lincoln memorabilia west of the Mississippi - honest!
Open since 1937 in a limestone-faced building in a grassy park, this museum showcases a large collection of
Lincoln and Civil War memorabilia.
A.K. Smiley Public Library - adjacent to Lincoln Shrine
Redlands Historical Museum Association -
March Field Air Museum
March A.F.B., Perris, CA;
Packed with memorabilia from the Korean War and World War II. Museum dates to early 1900's when it was
an aviation training camp. Check ahead for "open cockpit days."
- Curtiss P-40 Warhawk - WWII fighter plane
- Grumman HU-16E Albatross - USCG seaplane
- Freedom Shrine - Wall plaques of 20 important documents (i.e. Emancipation Proclamation and more)
- F-14 Tomcat flight simulator
The Roy Rogers-Dale Evans Museum
15650 Seneca Rd, Victorville, CA; (760) 243-4547;
Open Daily: 9AM-5PM (Exc: Major Holidays); Admission;
Exhibits of memorabilia from these famous Western stars.
The Mall of Victor Valley
I-15 and Bear Valley Rd, Victorville, CA;
JCPenney, Mervyn's and Sears.
Victor Valley Museum and Art Gallery
11873 Apple Valley Rd, Apple Valley, CA (760) 240-2111;
Open: Wed-Sat 10AM-4PM; Admission: $3
Exhibits featuring life, art, culture and history of the Mojave Desert.
Includes Native American handicrafts and artwork. Also artifacts from early settlers and pioneers of
the desert mining industry and George AFB.
Las Flores Ave and China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA; (760) 375-6900;
Open Daily: 10AM-5PM (Exc: Major Holidays); Admission: $2;
Exhibits protraying life in the Upper Mojave Desert, including ancient American Native petroglyphs, art gallery,
and children's exhibits.
Death Valley Tourist Center -
Hi-Desert Nature Museum
57166 TwentyNine Palms Hwy (SR-52), Yucca Valley, CA; (760) 369-7212;
Open: Tues-Sun 10AM-5PM (Exc: Major Holidays); Donations;
Exhibits protraying life in the Lower Mojave Desert, including ancient American Native artifacts, mineral collection,
and mini-zoo featuring small desert animals.
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