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Cabot's Pueblo Museum

67616 Desert View Ave, Desert Hot Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92240-4114
+1 760-329-7610
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This is an experience you will remember. Not only are the grounds and the building desert-serene... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MiriamwithLove
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Laguna Beach, California
worth the visit

wonderful info and place great gift shop! my kiddos learned a bunch and got to explore the desert... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
acashewmomi
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The structure is hand-made, created from reclaimed and found objects. The Pueblo is four-stories, 5,000 square feet and includes 35 rooms, 150 windows and 65 doors. Visitors will notice many unique features: including windows and doors collected and reassembled from abandoned homesteads, old telephone poles, buck board wagon parts and many other materials used creatively.On the guided tour, visitors journey through the life of Cabot Yerxa and his family including artifacts collected from their adventures dating back over 100 years. Hear his story from the Dakota Territory to Mexico, Cuba, Alaska, France, throughout California and the Southwest, including the founding of Desert Hot Springs, California.
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67616 Desert View Ave, Desert Hot Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92240-4114
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an experience you will remember. Not only are the grounds and the building desert-serene, but the history of the person, Cabot, and the place are very inspiring and interesting. In the gift shop you will see museum quality art and artifact pieces, original...More

Thank MiriamwithLove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wonderful info and place great gift shop! my kiddos learned a bunch and got to explore the desert and buildings and see photos and great info and fun place to explore

Thank acashewmomi
Reviewed 10 December 2017

this place is a very quirky homestead built by a settler in the early 1900s - the first guy to move to Desert Hot Springs. He was the white person to find water, both hot and cold in DHS. The grounds are not big, but...More

1  Thank nancy p
Reviewed 10 December 2017

We really enjoyed learning about Cabot Xeres' personal history that led him to establishing this adobe house of many rooms. It is vast (about 4000 sq feet if I recall correctly) and really is a testament to how ingenious the man was in his vision...More

1  Thank Terry H
Reviewed 29 November 2017

What a fun place. Quirky at best but a fun piece of desert history. Hearing about Cabot's life before settling here and then his live here and his dedication to the desert community and it's native people is inspiring. Don't miss this place. Paula was...More

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Quirky museum I had never heard of until one of s those Huel Howser raves. We finally made it and it was as quirky as I imagined it would be. Quirky means good and not just another building full of forgotten relics. A definite must...More

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 18 November 2017

My brother had a day off, so he asked me if I was ever at Cabot's , I said nope, but I watched California Gold, and Huell was there and it looks interesting. they have tours given by docents. And he did one heck of...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I heard a speaker at our monthly charity club talk about this place and so my husband and I decided to check it out. We never heard of this place before even though we live in the Coachella Valley. The history of the place and...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Definately worth a visit especially for history buffs! Facscinating story of how Desert Hot Springs came to be, the person who made it happen and how he did it. Though you can walk the grounds and a tiny bit of the house for free ,the...More

Thank agstravel1
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This was my second time visiting the pueblo. The tour guides are extremely knowledgeable and make the tour fun. There is so much history and so much to learn. I will definitely come here again!

Thank Stephanie P
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Jacinta D
5 August 2017|
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Response from Ingrid W | Reviewed this property |
Under an hour
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Erikavas
10 July 2016|
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Yes, if you want to go on the guided tour. $12
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