The best museums in Palm Springs in December 2023

These are the top 5 best museums in Palm Springs, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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Looking for the best museums in Palm Springs? These are the best ones:

  1. Palm Springs Air Museum1

    Palm Springs Air Museum

    Palm Springs, CA
    The Palm Springs Air Museum, also known as PSAM, is a non-profit educational institution situated in the beautiful city of Palm Springs, in Riverside County, California. The museum is dedicated to preserving and showcasing the history and contributions of World War II combat aircraft and the role of pilots and American citizens in the war. It's an ideal destination for history enthusiasts and aviation lovers.
  2. Palm Springs Art Museum2

    Palm Springs Art Museum

    Palm Springs, CA
    The Palm Springs Art Museum, previously known as the Palm Springs Desert Museum, is a renowned art museum and performance hall situated in Palm Springs, Riverside County, California. This museum is a significant cultural institution in the region, offering a diverse range of art exhibitions and performances.
  3. Agua Caliente Cultural Museum3

    Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

    Palm Springs, CA
    The Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, located in Palm Springs, California, is a cultural and historical institution that focuses on the Cahuilla people of the Coachella Valley. This museum provides an in-depth look into the history and culture of the Cahuilla people, offering a unique perspective on the indigenous people of this region.
  4. McCallum Adobe-Cornelia White House Museum4

    McCallum Adobe-Cornelia White House Museum

    Palm Springs, CA
    The Cornelia White House, located in downtown Palm Springs, California, is a historic wooden residential structure built in 1893. It is one of the oldest surviving structures in the town, offering a glimpse into the area's past. The house is named after its original owner, Cornelia B. White, an early pioneer of the Palm Springs area.
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    Palm Springs Historical Society

    Palm Springs, CA
    Situated in the oldest house in the city, this society holds an interesting historical collection; they also organize various walking tours.

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