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Small plaza, water feature, and 4 historic buildings

Located prominently on Palm Canyon Drive, the expanse of green grass leads up to some special... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Local history, centrally located

Nice little square with some historic buildings and a small museum. Very well kept up and... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Cynthia A
Sierra Madre, California
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219 S Palm Canyon Dr # 223, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6310
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Darn and double-darn! This is (or was) a major tourist highlight for us to visit. It appears it is seismically unsafe and is undergoing serious renovations. Signage does not say if or when it will reopen. The construction site fencing certainly impacts the ability to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Located prominently on Palm Canyon Drive, the expanse of green grass leads up to some special pieces of Palm Springs history. The first building (built in 1893) is Miss Cornelia White's historic home. It was built out of railroad ties and is the present day...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Nice little square with some historic buildings and a small museum. Very well kept up and pretty.....they need to do something about the bums though.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 4 January 2018

this is a very small but very nice plaza. it houses the agua caliente cultural museum whose exhibits are most interesting and very nice to look they also have a very nice gift shop and have interesting books and artifacts.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

A small collection of historical information. Make sure to visit the local Native American museum exhibit and shop.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank architect1961
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Worth a visit as provides a bit of background about original settlers. Dedicated a large amount of space to various celebrities that have visited Palm Springs which is interesting to some, but to me isn't really history that is unique to Palm Springs.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank BigJude01
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We went to the Village Green Heritage Center in Palm Springs. It is a beautiful park on Palm Canyon Drive. There are two historical homes. One is the McCallum Adobe and the other one is Miss Cornelia's "Little House" . They are both historically interesting...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mini
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Cornelia White House and the McCallum Adobe were both hosted by docents knowlegable about the history of the buildings. The Adobe had a lot of photos and info about the lives of movie stars and their homes in the Palm Springs area. We really...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank lovelyric08
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The volunteer docents are marvelous if you take the time to ask them questions. Lots of neat things to look at in this place. It really looks small and insignificant from the street but it's definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank dondedieu
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The docent (probably a volunteer ) gave lots of information . Location in the center of town is very convenient.

Date of experience: March 2016
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