Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert

71-701 Gerald Ford Dr.
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270- Map It
(760) 321-0602

AAA Editor Notes

Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert is at 71-701 Gerald Ford Dr.; from I-10, take Ramon Rd. w. to Bob Hope Dr., Bob Hope Dr. s. to Gerald Ford Dr., then w. This hands-on museum offers three buildings filled with innovative early childhood programs, including Toddlertown, where activities change daily. A rotating traveling exhibit, outdoor play space, a garden and weekend workshops also are available. All children must be with an adult, and all adults must be accompanied by a child. No strollers are permitted in the exhibit gallery. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$8; free (ages 0-1).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-5 (also Mon. 10-5 Dec.-Aug., third Thurs. of the month 5-8 year-round), Sun. 1-5. Closed some holidays.