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Coachella Valley History Museum

Coachella Valley History Museum is a historical campus which contains the 1926 adobe Smiley-Tyler House - housing our main exhibits - the historic 1909 Indio Schoolhouse and the world's only Date Museum. Other highlights include our Desert Submarine, a Blacksmith's shop, pioneer farming implements and the archives for the Historical Society. Also, the spacious grounds hold a variety of gardens which include a Memorial Date Garden, Japanese Garden, the Geissler Rose Garden, the Jardin del Desierto (Desert Garden) and our Liberty Tree - the oldest Cork Tree in the Coachella Valley.

82616 Miles Avenue, Indio, CA 92201

Place Type

Museums

Phone

(760) 342-6651

Hours

Thu - Sunday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Monday - Wednesday - Closed

Website

cvhm.org

City/Region

Indio

Upcoming Events

Holiday Glow

Holiday joy! Join us and enjoy our beautiful holiday decorations, gingerbread houses, entertainment, holiday treats, the polar express train display and more!

12/7 5:30pm
Holiday Glow

Holiday joy! Join us and enjoy our beautiful holiday decorations, gingerbread houses, entertainment, holiday treats, the polar express train display and more!

12/8 5:30pm
Holiday Glow

Holiday joy! Join us and enjoy our beautiful holiday decorations, gingerbread houses, entertainment, holiday treats, the polar express train display and more!

12/14 5:30pm
Holiday Glow

Holiday joy! Join us and enjoy our beautiful holiday decorations, gingerbread houses, entertainment, holiday treats, the polar express train display and more!

12/15 5:30pm

Recent Events

Heritage Festival

3/17/2018

Recent Activity

Gloria Franz

Gloria Franz left a positive review 3/16/2018

Wow! Had a great time! Music, food vendors, great exhibits. Loved the Jr. Historians Living History program. If you have kids between the ages of 8-14 this is a great program! There summer program information is available on their website. Can’t wait till next year. CVHM has come a long way.

Gloria Franz

Gloria Franz posted a photo 9/2/2017

2016 event photo - music by David Macias & he's group! 2016 event photo - music by David Macias & he's group!

Gloria Franz

Gloria Franz left a positive review 1/22/2016

Had a great time! Beautiful campus, loved the cars and the exhibits!!!!