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McCallum Adobe

223 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6310
+1 760-323-8297
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Best little museum in Palm Springs

Unexpectedly interesting with lots of histry about Palm Springs and photos that take you back in... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Buddi2365
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Victoria, Canada
Wonderful stop

Really neat find, plenty to see and read. Right in town, about a twenty minute stop will be all you... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
Wanderer0213
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Port Orchard, Washington
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Built in 1884, this historic home was built for the first permanent white settler and is today the oldest building in Palm Springs.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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223 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6310
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+1 760-323-8297
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Unexpectedly interesting with lots of histry about Palm Springs and photos that take you back in time. Its free and worth the visit especially if you are already downtown

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Really neat find, plenty to see and read. Right in town, about a twenty minute stop will be all you need. Well worth the stop!

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is the history of Palm Springs.....go visit and make a donation . This is in the center of town and easy to access.

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

We enjoyed seeing the historic exhibits and photos at the McCallum Adobe. The abobe was built in 1884. John McCallum, Palm Springs first permanent white settler, built the home.

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

The small building offers a wonderful window into the past via photos, information display boards and even clothing of a couple of starlets, with a focus on Hollywood from the 30’s to the 50’s. On our next trip we will budget our time whereby allowing...More

Thank DP49
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

This looks like nothing from the outside but is really rich with historical flavor inside. Lovely docent with lots of stories to tell. Very well maintained. What an interesting family!

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

There are several historical buildings all co-located at the heart of downtown and this is one of the best. Well worth taking the time to enjoy this freebie when it's open.

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Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is a free attractions. The two oldest houses are located here and the headquarters of the P.S. Historical Society. Both houses have museums. During the season there are walking tours that you can enjoy to learn more of the history of P.S. Best deal...More

Thank Kathy L
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

Smack dab in the middle of the downtown village and worth seeing as a counterpoint to all the tourist shops of today. This is the home of the P S Histiric Society and the displays provide a vivid view into lives of the pioneers who...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2015

The sign on the door says it is closed until late October. It shares the address with the Palm Springs Historical Society and it is very close to Ruddy's General Store. We visited June 18, 2015 and will plan to return in peak-season so we...More

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