Coachella Valley History Museum

82-616 Miles Ave.
Indio, CA 92201- Map It
Phone: (760) 342-6651

AAA Editor Notes

Coachella Valley History Museum is at 82616 Miles Ave. The museum displays Native American artifacts, a 1909 schoolhouse, old farm and household equipment, changing art exhibits and a blacksmith shop. A sawmill and gardens are on the grounds. A large relief map shows the development of the desert's water system, and dioramas explain the date-growing industry.
$10; $8 (ages 13-18 and 55+); $5 (ages 6-12); $1 (ages 3-5); free (active military with ID and to all first Sat.-Sun. of the month).
Hours: Thurs.-Mon. 10-4, Oct.-Dec.; Thurs.-Sun. 10-4, Jan.-May; Fri.-Sat. 10-4, rest of year. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.