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Ruddy's General Store Museum

221 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6310
+1 760-327-2156
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Step back in time.

The lady that runs this place is so informative. We stayed for an hour because she was so... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
joanndx10
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Chicago, Illinois
Amazing Collection

Ruddy's General Store Museum houses an amazing collection of general store merchandise and products... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joan H
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San Bernardino, California
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A re-creation of a general store during the 1930s and early 1940s, this unique museum displays the original fixtures, hardware, medicines and products of that period.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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221 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6310
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+1 760-327-2156
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The lady that runs this place is so informative. We stayed for an hour because she was so interesting. Step back in time.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ruddy's General Store Museum houses an amazing collection of general store merchandise and products such as household items, hardware, medicine, beauty products, groceries, sewing notions, advertising signs, etc. This well laid-out museum is a replica of a general store from the 1930's to the early...More

1  Thank Joan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Ruddy's General Store Museum! It truly is a step back in time. There is much to see and we found it very fascinating. We could imagine seeing the things on display in a real general store many decades ago.

1  Thank Sixeye
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is a small museum. The admission is 95 Cents. It is one man's personal collection that has been setup like a general store. It is cute, and nice to see all of the items, but its definitely not a "can't miss". It was something...More

2  Thank GreenEyedGirlVA
Reviewed 26 May 2017

After we visited the Agua Caliente Museum next door we wandered into the Ruddy's Museum. What a great discovery! When you walk in you are greeted by Sally. She is a fount of information not only about the museum but about the history of Palm...More

7  Thank drsoozie
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

It was a wonderful experience seeing all of the antiquities. Visit every time we come to Palm Springs!!! The lady behind the desk (Sally) was very informative and made the experience that much better!!'

2  Thank pearlmom
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We enjoyed our stop at this little museum displaying original items you would see in general stores of the past. We recognized many of the items and were amazed at the mint condition of the packaging. Everything is neat and organized and the person at...More

2  Thank lovelyric08
Reviewed 3 May 2017

During our trips to PS we typically come downtown for dinner and stroll the street before and after our meals. As a result, the museum has already closed for the day. This time, we decided on an afternoon walk and are glad we did because...More

4  Thank DP49
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I saw the photos online prior to our weekend getaway from LA. It was the first place we looked for when we hit town. Easy to find, the slight admission of ninety five cents was as quaint as a nickel loaf of bread. The two...More

4  Thank emeraldile
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Interested turn back in time. Very small, interesting conversations pieces for kids about how things used to be. Honestly, probably won't spend more then 10 minutes in the store.

3  Thank michcarl651
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Raul95037
26 May 2016|
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Response from Mark R | Reviewed this property |
I know they close at 4PM. Not sure but I think its opens at 10AM
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Juanita R
25 February 2015|
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Response from Mark R | Reviewed this property |
There's a few casinos in the area including one near downtown. They are Indian casinos
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