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Palm Springs Visitor Center

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Address: 2901 N Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
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+1 760-778-8418
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Hyperbolic Paroboloids, Oh My!

Welcome to Palm Springs! Do you know your MCM history? Can you believe this used to be a gas station! The new cement block walls detract a bit from the ambience, but there's no... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
WMP26
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Port Townsend, Washington
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Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

They have everything you need to know about the Valley, and very helpful people manning the counters. A great place to start your visit, or even mid-visit.

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Regina, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you want to know about Palm Springs- OK. They don't supply any information about places next to Palm Springs. Ie Cathedral Canyon, Palm Desert etc

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Thank Garry K
Monsey, United States
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Palm Springs Visitor Center has everything you need to plan your vacation. As an added bonus... the people in there are overly friendly and helpful.

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Thank Mordechai P
Heerhugowaard
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305 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I just love this building; the Palm Springs Visitor Center is situated in a former modernist styled petrol station. People are friendly but on my last visit they were not very helpful.

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Thank Juliadrusilla
Lodz, Poland
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31 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Funny talking man delivering info about his not-so-small inventory. Free toilets and parking lot. Classic I guess. Few meters away you can find great PALM SPRINGS sign which I recommend for your own photo postcard. ;)

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Thank Adam S
Reno, Nevada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good stop for info about Palm Springs the city, not much on what's going on in the entire valley. The do offer some discounts to a couple of the attractions

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I feel that one is well served to visit the Visitor Center on the first day after having breakfast at Rick's Cafe just about a block/half away! You will find brochures and Info for all attractions in the area....on this visit, got discount tickets to the Living Desert, a wildlife experience where you can ride a camel and feed giraffes!... More 

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Thank Teresa Terre S
Port Townsend, Washington
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Welcome to Palm Springs! Do you know your MCM history? Can you believe this used to be a gas station! The new cement block walls detract a bit from the ambience, but there's no better introduction to desert modern. The tramway is just up the road too.

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Thank WMP26
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So helpful! We got a coupon for outlet mall. People were so helpful and kind -great directions & recommendations. Useful recommendation for better price on tram- cheaper w/triple A

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Thank Prudence7
Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in here on our first morning and the staff member was very helpful, with a dry sense of humour. He gave us maps and told us the best places to visit. He was also helpful with info about Joshua Tree National park, telling where the highlights were and how long to plan to be there for.

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Thank Susan L

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