The museum campus contains the Smiley-Tyler House, a 1926 adobe home which houses the main exhibits; the historic 1909 Indio Schoolhouse; and the Date Museum. Also, the spacious grounds hold a variety of gardens, including a Memorial Date Garden, a Japanese Garden, the Jardin Del Desierto, and the oldest Cork Oak tree in the Coachella Valley. Other highlights include our Submarine house, a Blacksmith shop, various farming equipment, and the Museum's archives..
The Coachella Valley History Museum is open the beginning of October to the end of May from 10am to 4pm on Thursday, Friday, Saturday; and 1pm to 4 on Sunday.
School and large group tours are offered Monday through Wednesday with reservations. For further information call 760.342.6651 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The archives are available for reasearch by appointment only. Please call 760.342.6400 or email the Archives at email@example.com.
Admission Fees: Adults...$10.00, Seniors/Children ages 13-18...$8.00, Children ages 6-12...$5.00, Children ages 3-5...$1.00, Children under 3...free, Active Duty Military(with valid ID)...free
Please call 760.342.6651 The museum is located at 82-616 Miles Avenue, Indio, CA 92201, near Old Town Indio.
For rental of the property for weddings, birthday parties or other special events, as well as, using the facilities for a meeting; please call the museum office at 760.342.6651. Make your next event special by holding it at the museum.