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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

Corazon de Mexico Exhibit

Grand opening of the Corazon de Mexico Exhibit! An eclectic collection of Mexican folk art representing many Mexican artisans of textiles, pottery, costumes...

11/14 10am
Corazon de Mexico Exhibit

Grand opening of the Corazon de Mexico Exhibit! An eclectic collection of Mexican folk art representing many Mexican artisans of textiles, pottery, costumes...

11/15 10am
Corazon de Mexico Exhibit

Grand opening of the Corazon de Mexico Exhibit! An eclectic collection of Mexican folk art representing many Mexican artisans of textiles, pottery, costumes...

11/16 10am
Corazon de Mexico Exhibit

Grand opening of the Corazon de Mexico Exhibit! An eclectic collection of Mexican folk art representing many Mexican artisans of textiles, pottery, costumes...

11/18 10am
Corazon de Mexico Exhibit

Grand opening of the Corazon de Mexico Exhibit! An eclectic collection of Mexican folk art representing many Mexican artisans of textiles, pottery, costumes...

11/21 10am

Recent Events

Recent Activity

Gloria Franz

Gloria Franz left a positive review 12/7/2018

Loved it! Beautiful - so festive.

Gloria Franz

Gloria Franz posted a photo 12/7/2018

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!!!!